WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2015 -- Since ancient times, scientists have tried to peek inside the living body. Chemist George de Hevesy's work in this area transformed medicine -- his discovery of radioactive tracers earned him a Nobel Prize. He also happened to trick the Nazis along the way. For these and other amazing stories from the history of chemistry, check out the latest episode of Reactions' new Legends of Chemistry series: https:/
The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With more than 161,000 members, ACS is the world's largest scientific society and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.
To automatically receive news releases from the American Chemical Society, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.