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Inorganic Chemistry

What’s that stuff? Fiberglass

Often overlooked, this lightweight, wispy material is big business

Food Science

Pickling has its day in the Steel City

Pittsburgh’s annual festival showcases pickling, microorganisms, and food science


Periodic graphics: Platinum drugs for cancer

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning examines the chemistry and impact of cisplatin and its sibling compounds

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Chemical Bonding

Chemists predict ghostly molecule

Electromagnetic fields could create molecule-like electron density around single atom, according to computer simulations

Designer protein tackles binding

For the first time, researchers have designed a protein from scratch that can bind a specific target molecule