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WOW: You'll Never Guess What THIS Is

WOW: You'll Never Guess What THIS Is

11.29.2013
Most of us know caffeine as the stuff that puts the kick in coffee, tea, soft drinks, and energy beverages. Red Bull, anyone? Of course,...
WHOA: 11 Science Facts That Seem More Like Science Fiction

WHOA: 11 Science Facts That Seem More Like Science Fiction

Liat Kornowski  11.28.2013
In our hectic, mile-a-minute existences, it's easy to forget just how amazing our world truly is. Fortunately, the authors of the newly...
Controversial T. Rex Find Finally Has An Explanation

Controversial T. Rex Find Finally Has An Explanation

Stephanie Pappas  11.27.2013
The controversial discovery of 68-million-year-old soft tissue from the bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex finally has a physical explanation....
Surface-Skimming Probe Gets Down To Business

Surface-Skimming Probe Gets Down To Business

Tariq Malik  11.23.2013
NASA's newest lunar probe has officially begun its mission to study the moon's tenuous atmosphere like never before, as well as track how...

MIT Geek Turns Into Science Media Svengali

11.23.2013
Why would a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) graduate in chemistry with a GPA of 5.0, Phi Beta Kapa, Sigma Xi turn to making...
Ancient Wine Cellar Unearthed Beneath Palace Ruins

Ancient Wine Cellar Unearthed Beneath Palace Ruins

11.22.2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have uncovered a 3,700-year-old wine cellar in the ruins of a Canaanite palace in Israel, and chemical analysis...
Double Nobel Winner Dead At 95

Double Nobel Winner Dead At 95

11.20.2013
LONDON (AP) — British biochemist Frederick Sanger, who twice won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, has died. He was 95. The Wellcome Trust...
10 Scientists Who Risked Their Lives For Their Research

10 Scientists Who Risked Their Lives For Their Research

David Freeman  10.31.2013
What risks would you take in the name of science? Would you keep late hours in the lab, and risk alienating your loved ones? Would you...
Scientists Discover How Trees Get The Midas Touch

Scientists Discover How Trees Get The Midas Touch

Sid Perkins  10.23.2013
Money may not grow on trees, but gold does—or at least it accumulates inside of them. Scientists have found that trees growing over deeply...
Chemistry In Long-Term Relationships, From Tracey Steinberg (WATCH)

Chemistry In Long-Term Relationships, From Tracey Steinberg (WATCH)

10.14.2013
Does chemistry always fade in long-term relationships? Dateologist Tracey Steinberg doesn't think it has to. When Tracey joined me on Mondays...
5 Women Who Should Have Won the Nobel Prize

5 Women Who Should Have Won the Nobel Prize

10. 9.2013
It's Nobel Prize season! The three big science categories -- physiology or medicine, physics, and chemistry--were just announced on Monday,...
3 Share Nobel Prize For Chemistry

3 Share Nobel Prize For Chemistry

10. 9.2013
Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel won the 2013 Nobel Prize For Chemistry on Wednesday "for the development of multiscale...
Changes Approved For 19 Chemical Elements

Changes Approved For 19 Chemical Elements

Megan Gannon  09.25.2013
Nineteen elements on the periodic table — including gold, cadmium, arsenic and aluminum — are getting their atomic weights adjusted....
WATCH: Does 'Breaking Bad' Get The Science Right?

WATCH: Does 'Breaking Bad' Get The Science Right?

09.25.2013
In addition to being showered with accolades from Hollywood insiders, this year's Emmy Award-winner for best television drama, "Breaking...