April 2019 Issue
By Michael Tinnesand
While the digital shift from paper can be a big money-saver, it is also promoted in some cases as an environmentally friendly one. But are digital communications really a greener way to go?
By Steve Keller
Paper is an ancient invention, but its versatility for many uses from origami to packaging is unrivaled. Naturally, the key is in its chemistry!
The Periodic Table's Final Four
Scientists raced to complete the periodic table. Now what?
By Adrian Dingle
The race to fill in the periodic table, as you know it, ended with the official placement of four elements in 2016. Find out what makes them chemical curiosities.
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By Christine Suh
Learn how chemistry professor Andres Martinez gained confidence as a student and persevered through general chemistry—and read his surprising advice for high school science students.
What Are Pool Chemicals and How Do They Protect Swimmers?
By Celia Henry Arnaud
Unearth truths about pool chemistry, including why you're partly responsible for the "chlorine" smell, and what really turns hair green.