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“Chemistry”

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?
Jun 10, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Through the analysis of isotopes trapped inside ancient quartz crystals, geochemists have realized that the Earth-shattering cosmic impact that laid waste to our young Earth and formed the moon happened 60 million years earlier than thought.
Jun 9, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Through the analysis of a previously unexplained ratio of isotopes, scientists have recovered a geological time capsule of sorts that they believe represents a very different Earth that existed some 4.5 billion years ago. Continue reading →
Jun 4, 2014 11:31 AM ET
Tara gets to realize her dream of setting Anthony on fire in this experiment, in the name of science, of course!
May 30, 2014 12:56 PM ET
There are tons of uses for hydrogen peroxide, that little brown $1 bottle of 3% solution you probably have in your house. Anthony and Tara turn to the harder brand of H2O2 to have some crazy chemical fun.
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