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.
The BenchMark Legacy Chemicals kit on Kickstarter lets kids unleash the awesome power of chemistry without watering down the experience.
A new video shows how jeans get blue, while new research from UC Berkeley shows how the dye used to get them that way could get greener.
Technically Incorrect: A Georgia chemistry student replied to a Craigslist ad that turned out to be fake. It led, police say, to his death when he met the alleged sellers.