The run-up to the Rio Olympics has been overshadowed by a number of issues, not least of which is the doping scandal surrounding Russian competitors. This month’s Periodic Graphics in C&EN looks at the alleged chemical cocktail that was used to dope Russian athletes at the 2012 London Games and in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Click through to their site to see the full graphic!
- 40 years of platinum drugs for cancer – in C&EN
- What are wedding rings made of, and how do their properties vary?
- #ChemMonthly August 2018: Hearing proteins, an organic solar cell record, and a planet with a titanium and iron atmosphere
- Why are different gas mixes used for scuba diving? – in C&EN
- The chemistry of aubergine (eggplant) colour, bitterness and browning
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