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Easy, Breezy, Bomb-Proof Makeup

Kristal Maner-Smith | Posted 11.18.2012 | Science
Kristal Maner-Smith

Recently, synthetic polymers are being added to certain formulations to protect the skin from extreme temperatures... such as those created by explosions.

Book Review: Giant Molecules: From Nylon to Nanotubes

Dan Agin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dan Agin

What happened in the 20th century was that the puzzle of life, which had passed from philosophers to theologians to zoologists, finally passed to chemists.

Unsticky Gum? It's In The Works

New York Times | JOHN TAGLIABUE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Terence Cosgrove, an unassuming professor in this western English town, imagined a world where chewing gum did not stick to sidewalks and shoes, theat...