25. Manganese: Undercover Operations

From giant prehistoric sharks to clandestine Cold War projects, manganese is an element that has concealed a lot of secrets.

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14. Silicon: Tool Of All Trades

From prehistoric times right through today, our hand-held tools have been made of silicon.

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8. Oxygen: Take What You Can Get

 

Element 8 brings us two stories of a population that gets a little too swept up in the latest craze, happening to commit mass murder in the process.

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6. Carbon: The Circle Of Life

Learn why carbon is the foundation of all life on Earth as we investigate a chemist’s suicide, death by air pollution, and one very, very cold murder case.

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