The humble toaster is a combination of physics and chemistry that produces a tasty treat. Find out all about the science of toasters and toast in appliance science.
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.
An electrical hiccup means the Mars rover will be sidelined for a few days as NASA tries to locate the problem.
New research might shed light on how we got here by demonstrating that chemical components of our DNA could be produced in the brutal conditions of space.
The Internet of Things may be the next big thing in appliances, in which your oven, your fridge and other things around your home will talk to your phone and to each other. Appliance Science looks at the science and technology behind the chatty appliances you'll be buying in a few years.