30. Zinc: The Lecture Circuit

Learn about some of Italy’s most renowned chemists and how they inspired a most gruesome quest to conquer death.

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23. Vanadium: Beauty In The Background

From freeways to firefights to unfathomable depths, vanadium can often be found quietly doing the hardest work.

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20. Calcium: Stone and Bone

Stories of turning flesh to stone — and vice versa — are common in mythology. With calcium, we see how those same transitions can happen in the real world.

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