Periodic Graphics: Scents Of The Season
 | December 8, 2014 Issue - Vol. 92 Issue 49 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 92 Issue 49 | p. 41
Issue Date: December 8, 2014

Periodic Graphics: Scents Of The Season

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning explores the molecular basis of holiday smells
Department: Science & Technology
Keywords: holiday, aroma, cinnamon, cloves, pine, pinene, roasted chestnuts, eugenol, syringol, furfural, gingerbread, zingerone

Periodic Graphics is a collaboration between C&EN and Andy Brunning, chemistry educator and author of the popular graphics blog Compound Interest. To see more of Brunning’s work, go to Check out all of C&EN’s Periodic Graphics here.

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Zahir (December 17, 2014 7:02 PM)
An excellent article. You should publish something more on Spices and fOOD Flavouring materials such as Saffron, etc.
Thank you again.
Chuck (October 20, 2017 12:21 PM)
The Periodic Graphics series of "factoid" presentations is an outstanding way to communicate a lot of chemistry in a minimum of space. Congratulations, this is a marvelous way to stimulate the general public's interest in chemistry.

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