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!
- IYPT 2019 Elements 013: Aluminium: Drinks cans and aeroplanes
- IYPT 2019 Elements 012: Magnesium: sparklers, chlorophyll, and soothing sore muscles
- IYPT 2019 elements 011: Sodium: salt and streetlights
- IYPT 2019 Elements 010: Neon: The inert element of neon light fame
- International Women’s Day: Twelve more women from chemistry history
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The Compound Interest Book
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