This is one chemistry class the tech industry needs to get right. You might not realize it, but almost everywhere around you are rare metals from the earth. In your phone, computer, or any other LCD screen, for example, you’ll find a dash of indium, a soft, malleable metal that is in short supply in […]

[1] Source: John Brownlee, A Periodic Table of Storytelling Tropes, Fast Company, Infographic of the Day, February 5, 2014. You probably won’t recognize these storytelling elements from creative writing class. The design of Dmitri Mendeleev’s Periodic Table of Elements has been used to catalog many things besides atomic structures, from cocktail recipes to heavy metal […]