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Highlights of American Chemical Society's national meeting in New Orleans

A "spice" that fights foodborne germs, vegetable oil for car engines, a vaccine to help smokers quit and chemical innovations to improve homeland security are among the topics to be covered at the national meeting of the world's largest scientific society in New Orleans, March 23-27.

NEW ORLEANS A record number of presentations, more than 8,500, are expected for the 225th national meeting of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, in New Orleans, March 23-27. Research papers and posters will be presented at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Boulevard, and surrounding hotels. The pressroom will be located in Room 280 of the convention center.

Highlights include:

  • Rechargeable batteries that operate on alcohol
  • Getting rid of termites with catnip
  • New class of nonaddictive painkillers that could be better than morphine
  • More efficient fridges and A/Cs with no moving parts
  • Contact lenses that dispense medicine
  • Cranberry juice increases levels of "good" cholesterol
  • Evolution of plants from sea to land: fossil evidence

News releases and advisories are posted on an embargoed basis, at www.eurekalert.org under the "ACS 225th National Meeting" button. They also will be posted at www.chemistry.org/news after the embargoes are lifted.

Sunday, March 23

Homeland security Advances in the development of sensors to detect chemical and biological warfare agents are among the topics that will be discussed during a one-day symposium entitled "Function-Based and Other Novel Approaches to Sensors for Homeland Defense." (ANYL 1-6, Sunday, March 9, 8:30 a.m.-11:40 a.m., Morial Convention Center, Room 384, and ANYL 13-
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