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Sister Hazel talks about 'Elements' album, future plans, success Special

Drew Copeland from the acclaimed band Sister Hazel chatted with Digital Journal about their new album "Elements," which will be released tomorrow.

Essential Science: 2019, year of the Periodic Table

2019 may be the year of the pig (for those who follow the Lunar New Year). For chemists there’s something else to mark – the 150th anniversary of the periodic table. Such is the significance that it’s been declared a United Nations event.

Essential Science: What are the limits of the periodic table?

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the first periodic table of elements. At stages the table has been added to, as new elements are discovered or, these days, ‘manufactured’. Just how far can the table keep growing?

‘Missing’ element discovered in Earth’s core

San Fransisco - Japanese scientists have revealed a third major element that makes up the core of the Earth, along with iron and nickel. The search for the third element has been underway for several years.

Element 113 has an official name

Wako - A new element — element 113 — officially recognized this year now has an internationally agreed name. The element has been named nihonium and given the symbol Nh.

Periodic Table is declared ‘complete’

The periodic table has been declared ‘complete’ after scientists agreed that the recent discovery of four new elements add the missing information to fill in the table’s seventh row.

Op-Ed: Scientists discover how camouflage 'trick' helps fish disappear

Scientists have discovered that some fish use a clever mechanism to disguise themselves and avoid hungry predators in the open ocean. These findings may also help the military create more effective ways to use this type of camouflage.

iPad materials may be causing allergic reactions in some users

If you are one of the many people who has an iPad and enjoy using it regularly you might be at risk for a rash or other problems.

Element 115 discovered in Sweden

Science's ever-growing body of chemical knowledge grew even bigger Tuesday when element 115 was discovered by scientists at Sweden's Lund University.

Tellurium - rare earth element - found for first time in stars

Researchers from various institutions such as MIT have found an element called tellurium on three ancient stars. The element, believed to have been created almost 12 billion years ago, is extremely rare on earth, and may further explain our existence.

Inside Berlin's fashion trade show The Five Elements Special

Berlin - The Five Elements fashion trade show returns to the Palais am Funkturm in Berlin for the 2010 summer edition from July 7 to 9.

Rare Trace Element Responsible for Rainforest Health

A team of researchers led by Princeton University scientists has found for the first time that tropical rainforests, a vital part of the Earth's ecosystem, rely on the rare trace element molybdenum to capture nitrogen fertilizer.

Nottingham Is Bringing Life To the Elements

Who says the periodic table is boring? With a new series featured on YouTube, the elements come to life. Some of the experiments that are featured are too dangerous for the classroom.

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The four new elements can be seen in their designated spots on the right-hand side of the periodic t...
The four new elements can be seen in their designated spots on the right-hand side of the periodic table.
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Theodor Benfey s spiral periodic table.
Theodor Benfey's spiral periodic table.
The periodic table of elements on display at the Royal Society of Chemistry.
The periodic table of elements on display at the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Kosuke Morita  leader of the Riken team  with the new table in Wako  Japan  on December 31  2015.
Kosuke Morita, leader of the Riken team, with the new table in Wako, Japan, on December 31, 2015.
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