Acne is the bane of teenagers, but it also affects adults. In the latest edition of Periodic Graphics in Chemical & Engineering News, we look at the causes of acne and some medications used to treat it. Click here to view the full graphic.
Today saw the first of the 2019 Nobel Prizes awarded. The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.” This graphic takes a look at the prize-winning research.
We’re up to element 7 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series: Nitrogen. This element was feeding the world long before Band Aid made it cool, and also makes up the bulk of the air that surrounds us.
Thanks to everyone who responded to the survey I put out at the end of last year, both to find out a bit more about the site’s readership, and also to hear what you want to see from the site this year. The results are summarised in the image above, but are also shown individually […]
2015’s been a big year for Compound Interest: over the course of the year, the site’s had almost 2 million unique visitors, and the site’s Facebook page hit the 100,000 likes milestone and continued apace. To cap it all the Compound Interest book (based on food and drink chemistry) was released in October, and has […]
Good news! It’s been a while, due the wait on Etsy approving the printers for this second batch, but the chemical compound herb & spice labels are now back on sale right here. Yours for £6.99, plus postage & packaging!