Spring 2012, Vol. 30, No. 1

Be a kid again with chemistry comic books from the 1950s, which featured real-life superheroes Antoine Lavoisier and Marie Curie. Trace the wax and wane—and wax—of amphetamine use and acceptance in the United States. Follow the trail of a mysterious illness and the families and doctors that searched for a cure, and explore a new column by science writer Sam Kean. Plus treasures from CHF’s collections, book and museum reviews, interviews, and more.