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What Is REALLY In Your Pee?

What Is REALLY In Your Pee?

Bahar Gholipour  09. 8.2013
Looking for an encyclopedia of pee? Scientists have laid out the entire chemical composition of human urine, revealing that more than 3,000...
WATCH: Chemistry Made Seriously Cool!

WATCH: Chemistry Made Seriously Cool!

William Goodman  09. 5.2013
Do you want to see something totally amazing while also managing to get your learn on in the process? Then stop whatever else you're doing...
Time To Redraw The Periodic Table?

Time To Redraw The Periodic Table?

08.27.2013
The periodic table of the elements has grown ever since the first version was published by Dmitri Mendeleev in 1869. And now scientists...
WATCH: 'New' Technology Discovered In Ancient Goblet

WATCH: 'New' Technology Discovered In Ancient Goblet

Sara Gates  08.27.2013
The ancient Romans were pretty advanced for their time -- so advanced that they may even have been pioneers of what we now call nanotechnology....
Could This 'Smart Glass' Mean No More Curtains?

Could This 'Smart Glass' Mean No More Curtains?

Jesse Emspak  08.17.2013
Big windows provide light, and a view, but they don't always do much for energy efficiency or privacy. The glass transmits heat to the...
Typhoid Mary Mystery May Finally Have Been Solved

Typhoid Mary Mystery May Finally Have Been Solved

08.17.2013
How exactly was the Irish immigrant known as Typhoid Mary able to infect about 50 people in New York City in the early 1900s without succumbing...
Why Walter White Would Be an Incredible Baker (Plus 'Baking' Bad Blue Meth Cake)!

Why Walter White Would Be an Incredible Baker (Plus 'Baking' Bad Blue Meth Cake)!

08.15.2013
They call it cooking meth, but really, it's a lot more like baking. Maybe that's why I look forward to the meth cook montages on Breaking...
WATCH: What Would Happen If Ice Didn't Float?

WATCH: What Would Happen If Ice Didn't Float?

08.12.2013
What would the world be like if ice didn't float on water? "If you put ice cubes into a drink and they sink to the bottom, you'd end up...
New Kind Of Solid Matter May Have Been Discovered

New Kind Of Solid Matter May Have Been Discovered

David Freeman  08.12.2013
There's no hard evidence yet, but scientists say they have discovered a substance that may represent a whole new category of solids. Dubbed...

The Perseids: Our Connection to the Stars

08.12.2013
It is time for the Perseid meteor shower, August's illuminating pre-dawn treat for sky gazers. The fiery streaks of dust and sand-sized...

A Climatic Ending to Breaking Bad

08. 9.2013
In a major scoop, TheGreenGrok reveals the surprising ending to the hit TV series -- and it's hot.Unless you've been living in a cave,...
Chemists Overseas 'Resurrect' 4-Billion-Year-Old Proteins

Chemists Overseas 'Resurrect' 4-Billion-Year-Old Proteins

Tia Ghose  08. 9.2013
Researchers have reconstructed the structure of 4-billion-year-old proteins. The primeval proteins, described today (Aug. 8) in the journal...
'Impossible' Material Created By Scientists Overseas

'Impossible' Material Created By Scientists Overseas

David Freeman  08. 5.2013
It doesn’t look like much, but scientists from Sweden’s Uppsala University are calling a newly created form of magnesium carbonate...

Chemistry Cook-Off: Appreciate the Science Behind the Food

07.26.2013
When I read an article about how a teacher used a chemistry cook-off to engage her students in the study of physical and chemical change...