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Building Blocks of Life

In this picture you can see an excerpt of the periodic table of elements. Highlighted are the elements most common in our DNA; oxygen, nitrogen, carbon and hydrogen. 46 more words

Chemistry

Lithium

Lithium

Isaac Gendler

08/17/16

“What are some special properties of Lithium?”

When taking a chemistry class, one will learn about an element known as lithium. Lithium has an atomic number of three, so it contains around three neutrons and is an… 98 more words

Chemistry

The medals and the metals of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The medals of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games are the heaviest summer Olympic Games medals ever. They weigh 500g each, 100g more than the second heaviest (London 2012). 302 more words

Sports

New elements on the block

Author: David Mertz

Editors: Tricia Garay, Irene Park

Ever since an interactive display was built in my high school chemistry lab (one of only six such installations in the world), I’ve found the periodic table of elements to be a fascinating fixture of science. 1,078 more words

Technology

Actinides

Actinides

07/31/16

“What are the actinide elements?”

As we continue throughout our tour of the periodic table, we approach a most virulent group of chemicals known as the actinides. 51 more words

Chemistry