Don’t settle for limp, soggy turkey skin—use science when you roast your bird to get that perfect, crackling bite.
Shape up your kitchen chemistry skills with this science activity from Science Buddies
Biofilms—3-D mats of bacteria—kill as many people as cancer does and fight off antibiotics. Now scientists are turning biofilms' own weapons against them
Compounds that resemble Arctic fish proteins prevent harmful ice crystals from forming
The findings add to the longstanding debate over which were the first self-replicating molecules
Caleb Scharf, director of Columbia University’s Astrobiology Center talks about his latest book, The Zoomable Universe: An Epic Tour through Cosmic Scale, from Almost Everything to Almost Nothing, and the OSIRIS-REx space mission.
Three teams, three rockets and a Guinness World Record. What’s not to love?
A salty science project
Laws need to change to allow the FDA to protect people
Sucralose turns out to be a perfect substance for tracing household wastewater
A delicious science project from Science Buddies
The wood tiger moth is the first species known in which fluids from various parts of the moth’s body each target a different type of predator. Jason Goldman reports.
Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book, Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats. (Part 2 of 2)
Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book, Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats. (Part 1 of 2)
Exhaust fumes from oceangoing vessels lead to an almost doubling of lightning activity over shipping lanes compared to adjacent areas of the sea.
By playing the online game Foldit, players might help design an enzyme that can stop aflatoxins from making millions sick.
Chemicals from these blazes can give the libation an ashy flavor
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded jointly to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for developing cryo-electron microscopy that can determine high-resolution structures of biomolecules in solution.
Three scientists developed microscope methods that use electrons and cold temperature to reveal tiny details of life’s machinery
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution.