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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 17, 2008
Date:12/21/2008

Here is the latest American Chemical Society (ACS) News Service Weekly PressPac with news from ACS' 34 peer-reviewed journals and Chemical & Engineering News. Please credit the individual journal or the American Chemical Society as the source for this information.

ALL CONTENT IS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EXCEPT ARTICLE #5, which is embargoed for 9 a. m., Eastern Time, December 22, 2008. PressPac Archive: http://portal.acs.org/portal/PublicWebSite/pressroom/presspacs/CTP_006742

News Items in This Edition:

  • Nothing to sneeze at: Real-time pollen forecasts
  • Waste coffee grounds offer new source of biodiesel fuel
  • Better antifreezes to preserve donor organs for transplantation
  • Producing a more effective oral form of a powerful disease-fighting protein
  • Protecting the trees of Christmas future

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ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nothing to sneeze at: Real-time pollen forecasts
Analytical Chemistry

Researchers in Germany are reporting an advance toward development of technology that could make life easier for millions of people allergic to plant pollen. It could underpin the first automated, real-time
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