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The Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of innovators and of discoveries that shape our lives. We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences.
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The Science History Institute joins the United Nations in celebrating 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT19).
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Rare earth elements are essential to modern life. Luckily the world has plenty of them; unfortunately getting them out of the ground leaves behind massive environmental damage.
Distillations talks to the 2019 Othmer Gold Medal winner about her work using nanotechnology to detect and treat disease.
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