October 9 is National Nanotechnology Day in the US, as it’s 10/9 in the American date format (and one nanometre is 10–9 metres). This month’s edition of Periodic Graphics in C&EN takes a look at a selection of the nanotechnology that’s already made its way into our everyday lives. Click through to the C&EN site to see the full graphic!
- Chemical concerns: the dangers of asbestos
- The chemistry of condom materials – from sheep guts to synthetic rubber
- Today in chemistry history: Germain Hess, Hess’s Law, and enthalpy changes
- #ChemMonthly July 2018: Water on Mars, crisp packet recycling, and textbook mechanism errors
- The science of thunderstorms – thunder, lightning, and chemical reactions
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The Compound Interest Book
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