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Robot Swarms Could Help Solve Our Lead Pollution Problem

Robot Swarms Could Help Solve Our Lead Pollution Problem

David Freeman  04.11.2016
Vast swarms of miniature robots are coming -- and they might be the answer to scrubbing our waters clean of lead. "Microbots" smaller...
Chemistry, Attraction and the Heart of Love

Chemistry, Attraction and the Heart of Love

Troy Stoneking  03. 5.2016
As a marriage coach one of the most misunderstood topics I encounter is the difference between love and attraction. Most couples come...
The Right Way To Care For Your Contacts, According To Chemistry

The Right Way To Care For Your Contacts, According To Chemistry

Jacqueline Howard  02.19.2016
If you wear contact lenses, you're going to want to put them in and watch this. In August, the Centers for Disease Control and...
The 15 Elements of True Compatibility

The 15 Elements of True Compatibility

Alexandra Harra  02.15.2016
These 15 elements of authentic chemistry establish not only attraction between two people, they form a deep and durable bond that defends...

Should One of the Four New Chemical Elements Be Named "africanium"?

Peter Reynosa  02. 6.2016
Artwork by Peter Reynosa At the very end of last year, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) announced that...

Investigating a Career in Forensic Science

Dr. Balwant Chohan  01.22.2016
Forensic science is a rigorous and demanding subject. Students who wish to enter this field need to be ready to put the time into academic...
Snow Soaks Up Toxic Pollutants In The Air, Study Shows

Snow Soaks Up Toxic Pollutants In The Air, Study Shows

Jacqueline Howard  01.18.2016
Those fluttering white snowflakes may be beautiful, but it turns out they're not as pure as you may have thought. A team of scientists...

An Ode to Henry Moseley

Peter Reynosa  01. 7.2016
Henry Moseley was an English physicist who had a major impact on our understanding of what an atom of an element is made of and how we...
Our Ephemeral Periodic Table

Our Ephemeral Periodic Table

Melanie Fine  01. 6.2016
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, better known by its acronym IUPAC, has announced that four new elements 113, 115,...
Chemistry Counts in Relationships--But How Much?

Chemistry Counts in Relationships--But How Much?

Marcia Naomi Berger  01. 5.2016
When it comes to a potentially romantic relationship, chemistry is a loaded word. Does one of these beliefs pop into your mind when you...
How To Prevent And Cure Hangovers, According To Science

How To Prevent And Cure Hangovers, According To Science

Jacqueline Howard  12.31.2015
Many people ring in the new year with lots of dancing and drinking, which then leaves them hurting the morning after. Before you...
Your 5 Biggest Dating Mistakes

Your 5 Biggest Dating Mistakes

Francesca Hogi  12.15.2015
For most people, the risk of being ignored online is less painful than risking someone saying to your face "I'm not interested." And so...

Mystery and the Psyche

Jane Simon, M.D.  11.18.2015
"It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage & beautiful country lies in between." This beautiful quote by poet...
This Perfume Actually Repels Mosquitoes, Study Finds

This Perfume Actually Repels Mosquitoes, Study Finds

Jacqueline Howard  11.12.2015
Here's something to keep in mind for the next mosquito season. If you don't have access to an insect repellent containing the common active...