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How Isaac Newton Made the Most of Working from Home

April 13, 2020

  A pandemic sweeping the land. Social distancing. Quarantines. People fleeing crowded cities and colleges closed, leaving their students to..

Meet the World's Most Valuable Elements

July 24, 2017

When you think of expensive elements, you probably think of gold. While gold (Au) is prized for its subjective value, it’s actually not one of the..

Remembering George A. Olah: His Top Contributions to Chemistry

April 17, 2017

George Andrew Olah, a pioneer in the American chemistry industry, passed away on March 8, 2017, at the age of 89. Both a Nobel Prize winner and a..

The Toxic Histories of Five Famous Pigments

January 23, 2017

Certain pigments have, excuse the pun, long and colorful histories. From the shrugged-off toxicity of White Lead to the terrifyingly-ubiquitous..

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