Monday, 1 August 2011

Helpful asthmatics

The latest video on Periodic Table of Videos deals with asthma.

More importantly, it explains the active ingredient in many inhalers (Salbutamol) and how it works.

I asked viewers to contribute pictures of their inhalers to use in the video... I only used one, but thought I'd use the blog here to share the others.

I usually appeal for viewer pictures via Twitter and Facebook - so follow us there!

An interesting piece of trivia about this final one...

I asked the sender (Pat) why the background periodic table was back-to-front.

Pat replied: "That's just a matter of laziness, haha. I have a mirror on my wall, and I just look at that instead of turning around."

Here's the video: