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Mar 17, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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
Jan 28, 2015 03:45 PM ET // Discovery News
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.
Nov 17, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Liver cancer is only the latest possible ill side effects found to be caused by the antibacterial agent, triclosan. Continue reading →
Sep 25, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Next time you’re swimming in the ocean, consider this: part of the water is older than the sun.
Jun 25, 2014 11:50 AM ET // AFP
The sensor was able to detect explosive chemicals up to 15 feet away.
Jun 25, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Pesticides known to kill bees, neonicotinoids, were found in over half of garden plants from local home improvement stores.
Jul 16, 2014 09:30 AM ET
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.
Jun 12, 2014 04:48 AM ET
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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