By Simon Cotton

From cooking to drugs, from engineering to artwork, chemistry—the technology of molecules—is everywhere.


A get together of the molecules of chemistry, each Molecule Tells a narrative celebrates the molecules answerable for the stories of lifestyle: the air we breathe; the water we drink; the chemical substances that gas our residing; the steroids that provide us intercourse; the colors of the seasons; the medication that heal us; and the scented molecules that enhance our nutrition and our encounters with one another. You can’t see them, yet you recognize that they're there.



Unveiling the buildings of toxic "natural" elements and useful man-made molecules, this ebook brushes away any preconceived notions approximately chemistry to illustrate why and the way molecules subject.

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