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Periodic Graphics: Sunscreen and coral reef damage

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning reveals how sunscreens damage coral reefs.

Nontraditional Careers

What is a chemistry job?

If you’re looking for a right answer to this question, you’re not going to find it

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Aluminum complex busts open benzene’s ring

Surprising reaction could facilitate new ways to make molecules from petroleum

Gilead and Galapagos strike big R&D deal

Gilead will pay more than $5 billion for access to the Belgian firm’s new drug pipeline

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Periodic Table

Element collecting: A niche hobby that connects people to chemistry

Enthusiasts assemble personal museums of metals, minerals, and other matter as they strive to collect them all

This periodic table road trip follows the trail of 39 elements over 10 days

Element superfan James Marshall reveals a route through Europe that illuminates 3 centuries of periodic table chemical history