Properties, sources and uses of the element dysprosium.
All matter is composed of fundamental substances called elements. Depending on the combination of elements, the result is a different material, with different characteristics. And while some elements are naturally occurring, others are only now being realized as they are created inside particle accelerators. Here are all the latest discoveries and developments to help you keep up with the fascinating world of elements.
Electronics and clean technology rely upon a wide range of materials vulnerable to supply chain disruption.
Ten elements that help make up the universe, including carbon, are getting their very atomic weights altered.
Plenty of elements could make great currency, but gold is the hands-down winner. Learn why gold is the best element for money at Life's Little Mysteries.
Ecologists James Elser is advocating for sustainable use of the element phosphorus. This element plays an important role in humans society.
Heaviest element yet discovered named after Nicolaus Copernicus, who came up with heliocentric view of the solar system.
The body is full of elements. But just which are essential and which are not is still not completely sorted out.