Current Issue ∣ October 2015

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Did you know that when a part of the brain called the suprachiasmatic nucleus does not detect light, the pineal gland is free to produce melatonin, which makes us feel drowsy?

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With advances in technology, many things we use every day may soon switch partly or fully to solar power, including cell phones, iPods, cars, homes, and city trash cans.

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If you're wondering what chemistry has to do with smartphones, just look at the periodic table. Of the 83 stable (nonradioactive) elements, at least 70 of them can be found in smartphones!

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ChemMatters is a great way to add supplementary reading about everyday phenomena to your curriculum.

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