How Alchemy Led to Modern-Day Chemistry & Medicine
93183 How Alchemy Led to Modern-Day Chemistry & Medicine

How Alchemy Led to Modern-Day Chemistry & Medicine

At the heart of alchemy was the quest to turn ordinary metals into gold. Despite the hopelessness of that goal, alchemists still made a lot of discoveries that formed the foundation of modern chemistry and medicine. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at
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