The sequel to Theodore Gray's acclaimed chemistry iPad app The Elements leads you into the wonderful world of molecules.
"Parks and Recreation" writer Megan Amram offers up a "raunchy, crazy" textbook full of carbon dating, physics as nail art and kale.
The Very Large Telescope in Chile provides what may be our best look ever at a stunningly beautiful nebula that defies its namesake.
Evolutionary biologists turn back the clock on chickens to determine how they got their beaks -- and possibly make them look more badass.
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.
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.
The scent from a giant sea snail may be key to convincing coral-reef-munching starfish to move along and find something else to snack on.
Not long ago, the Internet was speculating that Comet 67P was on the reddish side, but a new image from the European Space Agency shows the comet goes for gray.
How does a microwave oven heat without heat? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science, which delves into the physics of microwave ovens.
The Squair portable air cleaner promises to use cold plasma to fill your space with pollution-gobbling, bacteria-zapping oxygen atoms.