Companies worry Trump will harm global trade, while Clinton accuses them of price-gouging
Compounds from the Southeast Asian tree offer hope for a safer opioid alternative, but research could slow to a crawl as the DEA steps in
The weekend’s IED incidents are a reminder of ways that resourceful attackers can make their own weapons
We picked a peck of pickle pictures to show you how helpful bacteria and salt transform this cucumber into a tangy treat.
An analytic science project
Fabric dyed with indigo just found in Peru is some 1,600 years older than indigo-dyed fabrics that have been found in the Middle East.
After vowing to go natural, food brands face a shortage of the favored flavor
Two studies highlight overlooked ways that we are being exposed to indoor and outdoor pollution
Sequences of nearly 200 beer-making strains reveal yeast in action
Non-egg-layers are killed after they are born. A new technique detects sex in 3-day-old embryos, which can be dispatched before they feel pain
The goal: Inexpensive hydrogen for fuel cells that power cars and homes
Although there is no conclusive evidence of danger to humans, antibacterials’ benefits have not been proved to exceed potential risks
Even cotton traps the skin's infrared radiation, making you sweat, but a new nanoporous fabric lets it out
A science activity for bakers, from Science Buddies
Bearded dragons modify their colors for camouflage or to maintain body temperature, or to communicate with other dragons. Jason G. Goldman reports.
Microbes produce organic acids that may help leach out valuable metals
In 12 hours Dracaena plants removed nearly all the acetone from an airtight chamber, suggesting they might be put to use as air filters in nail salons. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The synthetic membrane from ExxonMobile would also avert 45 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions
Polymers have infiltrated almost every aspect of modern life. Now researchers are working on next-generation forms