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Aug

Periodic table welcomes mysterious element 115 to the foldScientists hope that by creating heavier and heavier elements, they will find stable super-heavy elements with as yet unimagined practical uses.

Periodic table welcomes mysterious element 115 to the fold
Scientists hope that by creating heavier and heavier elements, they will find stable super-heavy elements with as yet unimagined practical uses.

21

Feb


 The periodic table of vegan and vegetarian celebrities 



Stars offer their reasons for maintaining a vegan or vegetarian diet. (And for you chemistry purists, you’ll find Einstein listed under Ae rather than Es. Just go with it.)
The periodic table of vegan and vegetarian celebrities
Stars offer their reasons for maintaining a vegan or vegetarian diet. (And for you chemistry purists, you’ll find Einstein listed under Ae rather than Es. Just go with it.)

19

Feb


 Nanotechnology could rewrite the periodic table 



With nanoparticles now being used to mimic atoms and DNA to bond them, scientists are challenging the definition of what constitutes the building blocks of the universe.
With nanoparticles now being used to mimic atoms and DNA to bond them, scientists are challenging the definition of what constitutes the building blocks of the universe.

04

Jun

Periodic table welcomes 2 new additionsYears after their discovery, the super-heavy elements 114 and 116 have finally been christened by their Russian and American discoverers.

Periodic table welcomes 2 new additions
Years after their discovery, the super-heavy elements 114 and 116 have finally been christened by their Russian and American discoverers.

07

Nov

Periodic table gets heftier with 3 new elementsThe new ‘Super Heavy’ elements are very unstable, and can only be created in a laboratory.

Periodic table gets heftier with 3 new elements
The new ‘Super Heavy’ elements are very unstable, and can only be created in a laboratory.