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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.
Jan 26, 2015 01:22 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A new technique could streamline protein manufacturing relied upon to make cancer antibodies.
Jan 20, 2015 06:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
One of the least likely places you might think astronomers would learn about ancient supernovae is at the bottom of the ocean but scientists have done just that -- also dredging up a mystery. Continue reading →
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 →
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