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Press releases, chat room sessions, and more from ACS 235th National Meeting
Its never too late to explore a treasure trove of news sources, background material and story ideas available from the ACS latest National Meeting, which was held in New Orleans from April 6-10, 2008. Reporters can view press releases, search an archive with abstracts of more than 9,000 scientific presentations and hundreds of non-technical summaries of those presentations, and access other resources at: www.eurekalert.org/acsmeet.php or www.acs.org.
The ACS Office of Communications also offers recorded video versions of its national meeting chat room briefings and accompanying chat transcripts by going to http://www.ustream.tv/channel/acs-live-from-new-orleans. To use this site, you must first register with Ustream.tv by going to http://ustream.tv/sign-up-step-1. Its free and only takes a minute or two to sign up. To view the archived chat room sessions, proceed by clicking the Login button at the top right of the Ustream window and then selecting Past Clips. Please note that Ustream requires the latest version of Adobe Flash, which can be downloaded without charge at http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/.
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