IYPT 2019 Elements 042: Molybdenum: Alloys, lubricants and enzymes

Element 42 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is molybdenum. Found in steel and used in lubricants in some engines, it’s also found in enzymes in our bodies that help us process sulfites in various foods. Molybdenum is added to steel, widely used as a building material, to make it corrosion resistant. […]