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Public Release: 12-Dec-2013
Could 'methanol economy' help power post-fossil fuel era? New American Chemical Society video
Could a simple molecule known as methanol become a key energy source for the post-fossil fuel era? 1994 Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner George Olah, Ph.D., and Surya Prakash, Ph.D., think so. Their promising alternative fuel concept, known as the "methanol economy," is the focus of the latest episode of the American Chemical Society's (ACS') Bytesize Science series, available at www.youtube.com/BytesizeScience.

Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 4-Dec-2013
Computers & Education
Can iPads help students learn science? Yes
A new study by Smithsonian researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics shows that students grasp the unimaginable emptiness of space more effectively when they use iPads to explore 3-D simulations of the universe, compared to traditional classroom instruction.

Contact: Christine Pulliam
cpulliam@cfa.harvard.edu
617-495-7463
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Public Release: 3-Dec-2013
Building life-saving batteries: American Chemical Society Prized Science video
The engineering feat that enables a device to jolt a dangerously misbehaving heart back to its normal rhythm and save millions of lives is featured in a new video from the popular Prized Science series from the American Chemical Society. The video is available at www.acs.org/PrizedScience.

Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society

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