Six key pregnancy hormones and their roles

February 28th, 2019|

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Pregnancy is a rollercoaster of shifting hormone levels which can have numerous effects. This graphic looks at six key hormones during pregnancy, their roles in the development of the baby, and other effects.

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IYPT 2019 Elements 007: Nitrogen, the element that feeds the world

February 26th, 2019|

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.

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IYPT 2019 Elements 006: Carbon: diamonds, pencils and life

February 22nd, 2019|

Here’s element number six, carbon, in the series of element graphics I’m producing with the Royal Society of Chemistry for the International Year of the Periodic Table.

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IYPT 2019 Elements 005: Boron, flares and (glass)wares

February 19th, 2019|

Here’s element number five in the series of element graphics I’m producing with the Royal Society of Chemistry for the International Year of the Periodic Table.

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Do air pollution masks work? – in C&EN

February 18th, 2019|

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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.

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IYPT 2019 Elements 004: Beryllium, emeralds, and NASA telescopes

February 16th, 2019|

Element number four in our series of International Year of the Periodic Table graphics, made in partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry, is beryllium.

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