International Year of Chemistry Virtual Journal.
In honor of the International Year of Chemistry, the American Chemical Society (ACS) launches the International Year of Chemistry Virtual Journal. This virtual journal will highlight research featured in ACS' 39 peer-reviewed journals as well as its weekly newsmagazine, Chemical & Engineering News. The journal's purpose is to "showcase ways in which chemistry improves everyday life for people around the world. It illustrates how chemists and other scientists work to protect the environment; develop lifesaving new medicines; create cleaner, greener and more sustainable sources of energy; design new materials for cars, buildings, electronics, medical implants and a host of other products."