A cool activity from Science Buddies
The absence of substances originating from coffee, chocolate, nicotine and blood in pee could indicate foul play
Nanotech particles tucked into a gel coating can prevent poisoning by deadly organophosphates for a week or more
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Germany to Rwanda, including one on the discovery of the world's oldest known brewery, discovered in Israel.
Pine needles can easily be broken down into sugars as well as the building blocks of paint, adhesives and medicines. Christopher Intagliata reports.
An ancient artistic activity from Science Buddies
Five student teams, five rockets and a Guinness World Record title. What’s not to love?
An artistic activity from Science Buddies
The new technology can identify proteins that distinguish healthy cells from diseased ones
Scientists are developing new techniques for detecting food and beverage fraud
Scientists have created a “map” of odor molecules, which could ultimately be used to predict new scent combinations
There are two broad types of tear gas—and they’re both engineered to cause pain
Ice records pre-industrial levels of a chemical that scrubs the atmosphere of greenhouses gases
A Culinary Activity from Science Buddies
Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Deborah Blum talks about her book The Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the 20th Century, Part 2...
Taking a swig of red wine before eating Brussels sprouts appears to moderate Brussels sprouts' polarizing flavor. Christopher Intagliata reports
Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Deborah Blum talks about her book The Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the 20th Century, Part 1...
Freak heavy rainstorms in 2015 and 2017 wiped out many dry-adapted microbes in the Atacama Desert, useful info in the search for life off Earth. Christopher Intagliata reports.
An animating science project from Science Buddies
Airplanes and a planned burn of forest area will help identify the thousands of chemicals in smoke plumes