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.
Just how good are emojis at communicating complex ideas? Bill Nye the Science Guy explains the theory of evolution with a series of the digital symbols. Smiley face.
The BenchMark Legacy Chemicals kit on Kickstarter lets kids unleash the awesome power of chemistry without watering down the experience.
Quantum dots have been successfully 3D printed into a contact lens, allowing the lens to project beams of light.
The contents of the bowels of an Italian medieval warlord have revealed his nefarious cause of death nearly 700 years later.