Chemistry World and Notch Communications welcome you to our second special collection of content focusing on green chemistry, sustainability and how chemistry is helping address global environmental challenges.

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George Smoot, illustration portrait

'Beyoncé's assistant helped me star on The Big Bang Theory...'

George Smoot on Queen, Queen B and winning $1 million on a gameshow

Kurt Wuthrich portrait illustration

Kurt Wüthrich: Nobel prize-winning footballer

Kurt Wüthrich on sport, performance enhancement and Alpine retreats

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  • From folklore to pharmacy

  • Hydrogen: still the fuel of the future?

  • Forensics in crisis

  • Ethics in chemistry

  • Understanding Alzheimer’s

  • The molecular basis of circadian rhythms

Periodic table of the elements – 18 – Argon

Noble gas’s days of fixed atomic weight argon

Chemistry’s standardisation body introduces atomic weight interval for argon and updates weights of another 13 elements

Image showing La@Pb12 from series of images

New rationale for 15-element wide f block

Scientists seek to settle periodic table layout debate

Periodic table of the elements – 118 – Oganesson

Oganesson

Meet Yuri Oganessian, the elemental explorer forever immortalised on the periodic table

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Nobelium

Laser spectroscopy offers first glimpse at nobelium nuclei

Adapted technique offers experimental insights to theorists studying superheavy elements

The Lego table of nuclides

73 new exotic nuclei discovered at Japanese institute

Hunt for remaining 4000 predicted nuclides goes on but new technology is needed to find them all

Periodic table showing position of flerovium

Molecular cages could uncover element 114’s true chemical nature

Flerovium-capturing sulfur cages could finally reveal where in the periodic table the superheavy element belongs

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