Beakers in front of the periodic table.
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It is said that we are all made of stardust, but stardust itself is formed from the very elements that are the building blocks of everything around us. From the fundamental elements such as  oxygen and carbonthe most common elements in the human body  to elusive radioactive elements like francium, researchers are piecing together the secrets of the periodic table.

So whether it's a story on stars covered in unusual elements or a list of important elements you've never heard of, our expert writers and editors always have engaging news, features and articles about elements for you to read. 

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