IYPT 2019 Elements 048: Cadmium: Batteries and van Gogh

Element 48 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is cadmium. Cadmium’s main use is in batteries, and it has previously seen use in paints – however, its toxicity means that many countries are looking to remove it from consumer products. In 2009, over 80% of the world’s cadmium output was used in […]