On the Colorful Chemistry of Fall Leaves


The leaves they are a-changing, and there’s more to it than less chlorophyll. Study up on autumnal chemistry with this handy infographic from the better-living-through-chemistry types at Compound Interest, helmed by design-savvy chemistry teacher Andy Brunning. Once you’ve boned up on carotenoids and flavonoids, check out more instructive infographics that demystify the chemistry of everyday life.