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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.
May 8, 2014 02:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Scientists have, for the first time, created stellar dust in the lab that is belched into space by dying stars in an effort to understand its role in forming planets.
May 7, 2014 12:57 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A copper-based catalyst breaks apart a key chemical bond in the class of nerve agents called organophosphates. Continue reading →
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