The red glow comes from carcinogenic compounds but chemists have found a safer substitute
Plastic in Apollo spacesuits, Andy Warhol paintings and other museum pieces is falling apart. Researchers are learning how to rescue the endangered treasures
Supermarket products have tiny plastic particles, probably from ocean pollution attached to sea salt
The cold-weather loving insect produces a never-before-seen chlorinated natural product to deter predators
The Colorado potato beetle, an "international super pest," has been stopped in its tracks by preventing the insect from synthesizing essential proteins
Medical Mystery: Mirror Images of Amino Acids Provide Clues to Schizophrenia, Stroke and Lobster Sex
In the chemistry of life, left-handed amino acids are the rule. Why does nature make so many exceptions?