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Dec 9, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Scientists simulated the chemical reactions that may have led to the formation of building blocks of the genetic code, and the beginning of life.
Nov 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dried whiskey looks like fine art when magnified thanks to its chemical composition and a cool aspect of fluid dynamics known as the Marangoni Effect. Continue reading →
Nov 3, 2014 01:37 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
By using chemical compounds that have the opposite odor of smelly ones, scientists have found a way to neutralize malodorous air. Continue reading →
Oct 24, 2014 06:36 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
To the surprise of scientists studying data from the European Rosetta mission, Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is venting chemicals associated with the smell of rotten eggs, urine, alcohol, bitter almonds and vinegar. Continue reading →
Oct 13, 2014 04:01 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A test involving polymerase chain reaction, or P.C.R., could be used to amplify genetic information, including that belonging to the virus. Continue reading →
Oct 7, 2014 12:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The question as to where the majority of moon water came from isn't so straightforward -- it was actually 'baked' via reactions with the solar wind. Continue reading →
Jun 25, 2014 11:50 AM ET // AFP
The sensor was able to detect explosive chemicals up to 15 feet away.
Jun 17, 2014 12:51 PM ET
You might know nitrous oxide by its civilian name, "laughing gas," but did you know you can use it to make a science-y beverage?
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