Chemical Heritage Foundation

Aluminum: Common Metal, Uncommon Past

A feature article about how Aluminum went from being a precious metal (in its elemental form) to being cheap enough to use as a construction material, focusing on the 1880's work of two chemists who discovered, almost simultaneously, the process to extract it.

Article as it appeared on the web
Date of publication: 
Sat, 09/01/2007

Cannabinoids: A Secret History

A feature article about the chemical history of cannabinoids -- the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana -- touching on medical and legal issues. No longer available on the Chemical Heritage site.

Article as it appeared on the web
Date of publication: 
Tue, 05/01/2007
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