Victoria M. Indivero was the production editor of Chemical Heritage (now Distillations).
Mildred Cohn fought prejudice to become a successful Jewish female chemist in a less-than-welcoming world.
Susan Solomon has led expeditions in Antarctica, proposed the now-accepted theory about the role of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in creating the ozone hole over Antarctica, received the National Medal of Science, and shared the Nobel Peace Prize.
At the turn of the 20th century diphtheria was a feared childhood illness, until a new treatment method came to the rescue.
What happened when the Industrial Revolution met the middle classes? The silver plating of common household goods such as teapots provided luxury at little cost.
Color by numbers—no problem, thanks to Albert H. Munsell, who pioneered methods for color comparison.