More reflective telescope mirrors allow astronomers to capture more photons—and do more science. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A second jolt felt minutes after this month's detonation continues to confound researchers
Entrepreneurs are finding profits turning human waste into fertilizer, fuel and even food
Electronic devices that decompose on schedule will be a boon to security tech and medical implants
Move over Mentos and Diet Coke. With an effervescent tablet, a film canister and some water, you’ve got a real-life rocket.
Peroxides at a Texas plant, owned by the company Arkema, are “one small step away from ignition”
Agency devotes more resources, speeds reviews of chemicals, earning plaudits but concern that studies were not careful enough
The leukemia treatment approval opens up a new front for gene therapies in the U.S.
Male bugs with time bomb gene could sire sterile females in a possible alternative to chemical pesticides
A super sweet science activity
EPA helps supermarkets switch to refrigerants that save money and lessen global warming
A decomposing science project
Wax moth larvae can consume and degrade polyethylene at an impressive rate
But being bad is good for tiny circuits that start and stop current
New skin protectant is a transparent film, not a lotion, but shows remarkable properties
Perovskite is a lauded new solar cell material, and high-speed images show how its atoms react to light
A really supercool new science activity
Fictional physicist Sheldon Cooper’s catchphrase has been brought to life in the lab
Deep oceans were thought to hold life's origins. New evidence points instead to an active volcanic landscape
Forensic entomologists can chemically analyze fly eggs from a corpse, which might speed up detective work. Christopher Intagliata reports.