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An overview of the dossiers

One topic, many facets: Our dossiers bring together reports, interviews, informational graphics, and background information about the main themes of ELEMENTS.Foto: Colin Anderson/stocksy.com

One topic, many facets: Our dossiers bring together reports, interviews, informational graphics, and background information about the main themes of ELEMENTS.Foto: Colin Anderson/stocksy.com

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Medicine for the world

Advanced medicine is a guarantee of a healthy future. How medical innovations, in vaccine development, for example, improve and prolong our lives. And how the chemical industry contributes to this process.

Dossier

What comes out

H as in hope. Hydrogen has the potential to make the economy more sustainable. What innovations are the researchers promoting in order to make the vision a reality?

Dossier

Clean Effect

From shower gel to dishwashing detergents: surfactants can be found in many products. The latest generation of surfactants has several advantages.

Statue of liberty

Dossier

Design freedom

From components in large batches to medical implants, 3D printing is changing the way we make things—and creating previously undreamed-of possibilities.

Food for future image motif broccoli

Dossier

Food for Future

Smart technologies, digitalization, and customization: How the world’s growing population can have healthy and sustainable nutrition?

Illustration earth

Dossier

A Bright Future

Trends, challenges, opportunities: How our world will change – and what we can already do today to ensure a successful future.

Rocket

Dossier

Clean Power

Hydrogen + oxygen = countless possible uses. One of them even involves rockets.

White flower

Dossier

On the Trail of Nature

More than just skin cream: Cosmetics—all the facets of a megatrend.

Objects of 3D printing

Dossier

It's All Possible

Light, flexible, and now also 3D-printable: Polyamide 12 is an extremely versatile plastic.

Balloon

Dossier

Bring on the CO₂

Specialty chemicals made with renewable energy and CO2—a dossier about how that works.

Knowledge Storage

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