An unexpected leak of a chemical designed to tag complex organic molecules in samples collected by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity appears to have serendipitously done its job
Hydrogen, the most common element in the universe, is taking big steps forward as a clean fuel source. Here are some facts about the ubiquitous gas.
Liver cancer is only the latest possible ill side effects found to be caused by the antibacterial agent, triclosan. Continue reading →
Next time you’re swimming in the ocean, consider this: part of the water is older than the sun.
The sensor was able to detect explosive chemicals up to 15 feet away.
Pesticides known to kill bees, neonicotinoids, were found in over half of garden plants from local home improvement stores.
The mix of drugs used by states that enforce the death penalty has changed over the years, to the point where their contents can actually be a secret. Tara Long surveys the current state of death by lethal injection.
It's been repelling bugs and bites for decades -- so far, so good -- but is there anything to worry about when we DEET ourselves before a backyard barbecue?
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