ChemMatters is produced by the American Chemical Society in October, December, February, and April. The archive gives you access to all of ChemMatters’ past issues, dating back to February 1983. The most recently released issue is available through a complimentary subscription, if you chose to receive one when you joined AACT.
For recent articles or available teacher’s guides visit acs.org/ChemMatters.
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April 1988 Featured Article | Extinct But Not Silent
February 1988 Featured Article | The molecule shape that helps keep your shape
December 1987 Featured Article | Skin Deep
October 1987 Featured Article | The Making of a Zombie
April 1987 Featured Article | Chemistry Restores Sunken Treasure
February 1987 Featured Article | Apes Discover Antibiotic
December 1986 Featured Article | Dyeing for Blue Jeans
October 1986 Featured Article | Fantastic new compounds!
April 1986 Featured Article | Billiard Balls
February 1986 Featured Article | N2O for Dentists, Dragsters, and Desserts
About ChemMatters Magazine
Published four times a year since February 1983, ChemMatters Magazine is an award-winning high school chemistry magazine from the American Chemical Society that helps students demystify chemistry and make connections to the world around them. AACT members receive a complimentary subscriptionLearn More