Better Living Through Chemistry A column by Ariana Remmel on how atoms and molecules can help us explore our lives.

How I Tricked Myself Into Thinking I’d Be Better off as Dirt

Maybe at the end of my conscious existence, my body would be useful as nutrients.

Sep 14, 2021
Soft Robots Taught Me How to Be Strong

After accepting that softness could be innovative, and that strength can be supple, I sought guidance from new developments in the world of soft robots.

Jul 07, 2021
Me, My Father, and Our Pills

It no longer seemed as important to control the sequence of steps inside a round-bottomed flask as it was to look at my life and build a future worth living.

May 04, 2021
Organic Chemistry Taught Me to Fully Inhabit My Mixed Identities

I am not half of anything. I am only me, a single whole with multiple truths.

Apr 23, 2021