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Microbiologist Paul Keim at the ScienceWriters2011 conference in Flagstaff on October 16 explained that sequencing a pathogen's genome has dropped in 10 years from $500,000 to as low as $10...
A chemistry challenge from Science Buddies
Drilling for natural gas has gotten ahead of the science needed to prove it safe
A sub-satellite of the Saturnian moon would explain two of the most puzzling features of Iapetus. John Matson reports
Is there a better way to clean up the next oil spill disaster? David Biello reports
DNA tests of shipwrecked jars illuminate early trade markets in the Mediterranean.
Marijuana remains tightly controlled, even though its compounds show promise
A biologist talks about what makes disease-causing proteins so difficult to target with drugs
Archeologists have discovered a paint production studio in an ancient South African cave
For the first time, toxic screening is underway for thousands of chemicals in daily use
The bankruptcy of photovoltaic panel-maker Solyndra is actually good news for the U.S. solar industry
New testing methods could prove the FBI’s case against Bruce Ivins--or lead to other suspects
Exposure to the chemicals in everyday objects poses a hidden health threat
The International Year of Chemistry commemorates the achievements that have made life better. Breakthroughs promise a greener and more productive future
Although we are usually unaware of it, we communicate through chemical signals just as much as birds and bees do
Many of the most profound scientific questions—and some of humanity's most urgent problems—pertain to the science of atoms and molecules
2011 is the International Year of Chemistry—a well-deserved celebration of that science's profound power
The chemistry of encased mussels and other edible orbs
Sensors and the City: IBM Exhibit Visualizes Today's Urban Problems--and Potential Solutions [Slide Show]
The IBM "Think" exhibit analyzes data to create virtual representations of wasted drinking water, solar-energy potential, traffic snarls, air quality and credit card transactions in and around New York City...