How do your clothes go from filthy to grunge free? Through the chemistry of laundry detergent. In the latest installment of our Appliance Science column, we look at the chemistry of clean clothes.
A new video from the American Chemical Society examines the science behind getting high and how some labs are working to prevent "killer" buzzes.
Discover dancing fluorescent droplets, crystal gardens and watery clouds of chemicals in this new video compilation from BeautifulChemistry.net.
Isotope analysis of the bones of the last Plantagenet king has revealed fascinating details about how he lived his life.
A star chemistry student offers a periodic table joke beyond any other. Some don't get it -- at first.
A Stanford researcher reinvents the chemistry set completely in the form of an inexpensive gizmo modeled after a hand-crank music box.
The BenchMark Legacy Chemicals kit on Kickstarter lets kids unleash the awesome power of chemistry without watering down the experience.
There is, as it turns out, more than one way to unboil an egg -- and the new way carries great potential for the development of pharmaceuticals.
Technically Incorrect: The U-Wake's creators say it prevents drivers from falling asleep at the wheel. A slight problem is that you have to wear it on your forehead when you drive.
The contents of the bowels of an Italian medieval warlord have revealed his nefarious cause of death nearly 700 years later.