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Color Chemistry: Red and White Beer for St. George’s Day

EVENT DATE: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Joy of Science Channel

Liquid Chemistry: Part 2 – Join Dr. Charlie Bamforth as he explains the chemistry of beer color and what makes each beer style unique.

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The Chemistry of Cocktails: Bruising and Louching and Fire Oh My!

EVENT DATE: Thursday, April 10, 2014

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Liquid Chemistry: Part 1 – Join Dr. Darcy Gentleman for a discussion on the chemistry of cocktails.

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Detecting Human Exposure to Environmental Toxins

EVENT DATE: Thursday, April 3, 2014

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Join Elizabeth Hamelin for a discussion on analytical chemistry and detecting environmental toxins.

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Pheromones are in the Air: Friends, Lovers or Foes

EVENT DATE: Thursday, February 13, 2014

Joy of Science Channel: Food Chemistry Series

Join Dr. George Preti and Dr. Charles J. Wysocki to delve in to the chemistry of Pheromones!

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Ig Nobel Prizes for Discoveries in Chemistry – The Improbables

EVENT DATE: Thursday, February 6, 2014

Joy of Science Channel: Food Chemistry Series

Join Marc Abrahams from Improbable Research to celebrate chemistry’s odder endeavors.

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The Chemistry and Anatomy of the Hangover

EVENT DATE: January 16, 2014

Joy of Science Channel: Food Chemistry Series

Join Dr. Alyson Mitchell to discover the chemistry of a hangover!

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ACS Webinars, Live from New Orleans!

Event Date: April 8 & 9, 2013

ACS Webinars is hitting the road this April to broadcast some of the excitement LIVE from the ACS National Meeting straight to your computer.

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ACS Webinars, Live from New Orleans!

Event Date: April 8 & 9, 2013

ACS Webinars is hitting the road this April to broadcast some of the excitement LIVE from the ACS National Meeting straight to your computer.

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Ignorance: Why Science Shouldn’t Start with a Hypothesis

EVENT DATE: January, 24, 2013

Joy of Science Channel: Extreme Chemistry Series

Join Dr. Stuart Firestein as he explains how approaching research in a new way can lead to amazing results.

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A Toast to the Chemistry of Noble Grapes

EVENT DATE: January 10, 2013

Joy of Science Channel: Food Chemistry Series

Come learn about the chemistry that makes the noble grapes and the wine they make so great with Dr. Susan Ebeler!

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Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us

EVENT DATE: November 29, 2012

Joy of Science Channel: Extreme Chemistry Series

Join Joe Palca as he explores the science of annoying!

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Nanomaterials and the Quantum World Around Us

EVENT DATE: October 25, 2012

Joy of Science Channel: Extreme Chemistry Series

Learn what the future may hold for nanomaterials and quantum mechanics!

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Tasty Culinary Chemistry

EVENT DATE: September 20, 2012

Joy of Science Channel: Food Chemistry Series

Join Guy Crosby, science adviser to America’s Test Kitchen as he explains culinary chemistry!!

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How to Catch a Poisoner

EVENT DATE: Aug 30, 2012

Joy of Science Channel: Extreme Chemistry Series

Join Deborah Blum, best selling author of “The Poisoner’s Handbook”

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ACS Live from Philly – Your Ticket to a Front Row Seat

EVENT DATES: August 19 – 21, 2012

Careers Channel

View Inspirational EVENTS delivered LIVE to you – from ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia

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ACS Live! DOUBLE-FEATURE MOVIE NIGHT

EVENT DATE: August 19, 2012 (6:30 – 9:30 PM ET)

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Join ACS Webinars as we present two different cinematic treats: “Carbon for Water” and “The PhD Movie” for your viewing pleasure. One night only!

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“The Kitchen as Laboratory” – Case Study: Coffee Ice Cream Chemistry

EVENT DATE: August 19, 2012 (12:00 – 1:00pm ET)

Joy of Science

We all scream for ice cream. Join César Vega, renowned food chemist and author, as he shows how you can make the most flavorful coffee ice cream with a little knowledge of chemistry (and practice).

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Public Outreach: A 25 Year Perspective

EVENT DATE: August 9, 2012

Joy of Science: National Chemistry Week

Join ACS and the Nanoscience Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net) to celebrate 25 Years of National Chemistry Week!

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Old is New Again: Phytochemicals and Medical Remedies

EVENT DATE: July 26, 2012

Joy of Science Channel: Extreme Chemistry Series

Learn about useful chemicals that are in the plant around us.

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The Kitchen as Laboratory: Reflections on the Science of Food and Cooking

EVENT DATE: Thursday June 21, 2012

Joy of Science Channel: Food Chemistry Series

Trade your lab coat for an apron and bring your skills from the bench to the kitchen table!

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The Chemistry Magic Behind Popcorn

EVENT DATE: Thursday April 19, 2012

Joy of Science Channel

How has chemistry aided in making popcorn one of America’s favorite treats?

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Surviving Chemistry With Humor, Job Searching with Social Media and Eminent Scientist Lecture

EVENT DATES: Monday March 26, 2012 & Tuesday March 27, 2012

Careers Channel

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a recent graduate, the 2012 ACS Career Fair holds a wide range of opportunity!

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Designer Babies

EVENT DATE: Thursday March 22, 2012

Joy of Science Channel

“Do you want a boy or a girl?” Darren Griffin will discuss the pros and cons of genetic engineering.

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More Advanced Beer and Brewing –Tips, Tricks, and Tidbits You Wish You Knew

EVENT DATE: Thursday March 15, 2012

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Learn the chemistry behind one of mankind’s favorite alcoholic beverages, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!

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Secret Science of Movie Stunts and Special Effects

EVENT DATE: Thursday February 23, 2012

Joy of Science Channel

Learn a few secrets behind movie stunts and learn how to make learning science fun and interesting for kids!

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Top Five Chemistry Tips for the Kitchen

EVENT DATE: Thursday February 16, 2012

Joy of Science: Food Chemistry Series

Trade your lab coat for an apron and bring your skills from the bench to the table for a helping of gastronomic chemistry that is downright delicious!

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Is Love in the Air? Human Pheromones and Axillary Chemistry

EVENT DATE: Thursday February 9, 2012

Joy of Science Channel

Milton was a brilliant student of science. Belinda Beverly was queen of the senior class. Now more than ever before, Milton knew he needed chemistry…

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Extreme Chemistry Series

ACS Webinars Extreme Chemistry Series. Join Prof. Darren Griffin, University of Kent, as he explores the frontiers of science and its application in our society.

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Chemistry Stinks! And How Nature Uses These Noxious Chemicals

EVENT DATE: Thursday January 26, 2012

Joy of Science: Extreme Chemistry Series

What can we learn from “skunk musk” and how nature uses these noxious chemicals? Join a pungent discussion that will penetrate your mind (not your nose)!

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Toast the New Year with Champagne Chemistry

EVENT DATE: Thursday January 19, 2012

Joy of Science: Food Chemistry Series

Should old acquaintance be forgot? Join a bubbly discussion you won’t want to miss!

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Welcoming 2012: The Chemistry of Fireworks

EVENT DATE: December 8, 2011.

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Join our speaker, Chris Mocella as he describes the delicate chemistry that brings loud sounds and brilliant colorful images to welcome your new year. Just don’t try this at home!

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The Chemical Keys to Thanksgiving Dinner

EVENT DATE: November 17, 2011

Joy of Science Channel: Food Chemistry Series

Learn why old-fashioned, time-staking approaches to cooking still provide the best results.

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Boost and Lose Your Memory With Chemistry

EVENT DATE: November 3, 2011.

Joy of Science Channel: Extreme Chemistry Series

Jog your memory and join us with speaker Todd Sacktor, at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, to learn about the future of chemistry and memory! Just don’t forget to register.

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Making Money Out of Chemistry: The Science in Paper Money

EVENT DATE: Thursday October 27, 2011.

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It’s all in the money – chemistry that is! Are you curious about the new dollar? Why the design change? Why now? And how was chemistry used to produce a paper and watermark strong enough to last a lifetime?

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Small is Beautiful: Everyday Applications and Advances in Nanochemistry

EVENT DATE: August 25, 2011.
Good things come in small packages. Over eight hundred products ranging from food packaging to cosmetics have resulted from nanotechnology research. Yet this is just the beginning. Advances in nanochemistry will continue to create applications that may someday impact global economics and stir debate about environmental and health concerns. Join Dr. Paul Weiss, editor of ACS Nano and Director of California NanoSystems Institute, as he takes us on a journey to discover the role of these tiny materials in our future.

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Food Chemistry Series

MANY EVENT DATES!
Ever wonder what gives your beer its taste? Your wine its flavor? Your cheese its rich, creamy texture or why Texas BBQ is always done just right? (Hint: answers found below!) Whether you prefer beer and barbecue or possess a more refined palette and prefer wine and cheese (or both!), brew, taste, savor, and sizzle, but don’t fizzle – join us on starting in March 2011 for the most delectable webinars this side of the Mississippi!

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Advances and Innovations in Wine Chemistry

EVENT DATE: Thursday, August 11, 2011
From grape harvesting to fermentation, advanced chemical analysis is now used to discover what gives wines their taste, aroma and texture. Advances in chemistry help grape growers know when to harvest and vintners monitor the wine as it ferments, enabling them to make subtle changes. Join our expert Dr. Susan Ebeler, from UC Davis, as she discusses advances and innovations in the chemistry of wine that will stimulate your brain and tantalize your palette. Better wine through chemistry! Cheers!

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Advanced Culinary Chemistry — Sizzles for the Summer

EVENT DATE: Thursday, June 30, 2011.
The ability to control fire for cooking meat was a major advancement in human progress. Sometime in the 20th century, men gathered to brag about their barbecue prowess and “The Great American BBQ” contest was born. Depending on where you’re from, “barbeque” might even be a local sport akin to the Olympics! What’s really behind the best barbecue? Is it the perfect blend of secret seasonings, the marinating, the basting, the wood chips, or is it the chemistry? Whether you’re a BBQ Olympian or just king of the backyard patio, get ready for the chemistry behind one of the most sought after aromas in barbecue – smoke house flavor!

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Food Chemistry Series

MANY EVENT DATES!
Ever wonder what gives your beer its taste? Your wine its flavor? Your cheese its rich, creamy texture or why Texas BBQ is always done just right? (Hint: answers found below!) Whether you prefer beer and barbecue or possess a more refined palette and prefer wine and cheese (or both!), brew, taste, savor, and sizzle, but don’t fizzle – join us on starting in March 2011 for the most delectable webinars this side of the Mississippi!

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The Chemistry of Cheese and Why We Love It

EVENT DATE: Thursday, May 26, 2011.
Humans, like many cartoon mice, love cheese. From snacks, to toppings & as a staple in recipes, cheese has become a mainstay in kitchens everywhere. A trip to your local grocers will reveal various types and numerous brands to taste, smell, and enjoy. But what is the chemistry behind this delectable food? How does the aging process enhance the texture and flavor? Join our speaker, Michael Tunick, with the USDA, as he discusses the art and science of cheese making and enjoy a discussion that stimulates your taste buds, tickles your nose, and leaves your mouth watering!

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Food Chemistry Series

MANY EVENT DATES!
Ever wonder what gives your beer its taste? Your wine its flavor? Your cheese its rich, creamy texture or why Texas BBQ is always done just right? (Hint: answers found below!) Whether you prefer beer and barbecue or possess a more refined palette and prefer wine and cheese (or both!), brew, taste, savor, and sizzle, but don’t fizzle – join us on starting in March 2011 for the most delectable webinars this side of the Mississippi!

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International Year of Chemistry 2011 — Materials and Health Community Engagement

EVENT DATE: Tuesday, May 24, 2011.
This year we participate in a global celebration of chemistry – the International Year of Chemistry (IYC2011)! The year concludes with the third and fourth quarter topics of Materials and Health. Be informed. Join us as our speakers discuss resources and exciting upcoming events that demonstrate the properties of materials and nanomaterials and the relationship between chemistry and health.

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Cheers! The Chemistry of Wine

EVENT DATE: Thursday, April 28, 2011
La vérité est dans le vin, as the French say, “The truth is in the wine.” It is also said that a meal without wine is like a day without sunshine. Recent studies suggest that moderate wine consumption is beneficial to health. Join our speaker, Ariel Fenster of McGill University, to uncork everything you need to know to fully appreciate this best companion of good food. Ariel’s presentation will cover the history of wine as well as the chemical aspects of fermentation and of aging. Whether you’re the experienced oenophile or the wine lover “in waiting,” this event is sure to be a pleasure for all. Santé!

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Food Chemistry Series

MANY EVENT DATES!
Ever wonder what gives your beer its taste? Your wine its flavor? Your cheese its rich, creamy texture or why Texas BBQ is always done just right? (Hint: answers found below!) Whether you prefer beer and barbecue or possess a more refined palette and prefer wine and cheese (or both!), brew, taste, savor, and sizzle, but don’t fizzle – join us on starting in March 2011 for the most delectable webinars this side of the Mississippi!

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Advanced Chemistry of Beer and Brewing

EVENT DATE: Thursday, March 31, 2011.
Do you like your beer malty? Hoppy? Smooth? Light? Dark? With over 1,500 professional breweries and many dedicated home brewers, the United States takes the lead in producing this popular alcoholic beverage. Whether you’re a seasoned home brewer or just like to go “where everybody knows your name,” you don’t want to miss Dr. Charlie Bamforth, brewskie extraordinaire and Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting & Brewing Sciences at UC Davis, as he brews up advanced insights and explanations about the chemistry behind beer brewing!

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Food Chemistry Series

MANY EVENT DATES!
Ever wonder what gives your beer its taste? Your wine its flavor? Your cheese its rich, creamy texture or why Texas BBQ is always done just right? (Hint: answers found below!) Whether you prefer beer and barbecue or possess a more refined palette and prefer wine and cheese (or both!), brew, taste, savor, and sizzle, but don’t fizzle – join us on starting in March 2011 for the most delectable webinars this side of the Mississippi!

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International Year of Chemistry 2011 – Activities and Resources for Your Celebration

EVENT DATE: Tuesday, December 7, 2010.
Do you know that 2011 has been designated as the International Year of Chemistry (IYC2011)? Get ready for an exciting year of celebrating chemistry! We invite you to learn more about the benefits of participating in this global celebration and the resources available to you. Join us as Lynn Hogue (Chair, ACS Committee on Community Activities) and Judy Benham (Chair, ACS International Activities Committee) moderate the event on upcoming activities, tips, and resources you can use to celebrate the theme. Don’t miss live Q&A opportunities after the presentation!

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A Life of Innovation – Finding Your Passion

EVENT DATE: Thursday, June 17, 2010.
How would you like to shape your scientific legacy? Get inspired with remarkable life stories of great scientists. David Walt’s Laboratory at Tufts is world-renowned for its pioneering work that applies micro and nanotechnology to urgent biological problems. Join us as David Walt, an accomplished educator, researcher, and entrepreneur shares his journey and his passion for science and innovation. Learn how to uncover your passion and build your own journey!

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