December's Molecule of the Month

Molecule of the Month: Christmas Special By Marcus Taylor However you choose to celebrate Christmas, there is no doubt that chemistry is fully involved. For many of us, Christmas day begins with presents as we tear off wrapping paper made from cellulose and held together with a thin, sticky layer of polypropylene. Every shake of... Continue Reading →

A Periodic Drama: Volume II

On the surface, the periodic table may seem nothing more than a giant list of names. A register where scientists can keep a record of all the elements and show them off to the world or a boring piece of art, used in science classrooms for decoration rather than for any practical use. Such a... Continue Reading →

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