The American Philosophical Society announces that the Britton Chance papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.160), encompassing fiften series, are now open to researchers. The finding aid explains that Britton Chance (1913-2010) was a biochemist and biophysicist and he also worked in biomedical optics. The Chance Papers contain correspondence, research notes, experimental data, publication materials, and photographs that document Chance’s life as a biochemist, biophysicist, and yachtsman. Prospective researchers may view the finding aid here. A short article about the collection may be viewed here.