The chemical industry accounts for about 10% of the world’s energy demand and 7% of its greenhouse gas emissions. This graphic in Chemical & Engineering News takes a look at the top 5 chemical products responsible. Click through to the C&EN site to view the full graphic.
There are 118 elements in the periodic table – but they’re not all made in the same way. This graphic looks at some of the processes which generate elements in stars, and how the elements they can’t make are made by humans. View the full graphic on the C&EN site.
Continuing the International Year of the Periodic Table theme, today we look at the elements we can’t live without. Which elements from the 118 in the periodic table are essential for human life, and what role do they play? See the full graphic on the C&EN site.
Air pollution is a growing concern in cities around the world, and seeing people on the streets wearing masks to block air pollution is increasingly common. What exactly are these masks intended to block – and more importantly, do they actually work? This month’s graphic in C&EN has the answers.
Detergents come in powder and liquid forms – what are the chemical differences, and how do their ingredients work together to clean your clothes? This month’s edition of Periodic Graphics in C&EN takes a look! View the full graphic on the C&EN site, and check out the article this graphic accompanies which discusses the differences […]
As the year draws to an end, it’s time to take a look back at some of the biggest chemistry stories of the year. First up, here’s a look at C&EN’s most read stories of 2018, summarised in a graphic – click through to the C&EN site to see the full image.