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Dilanthanide complexes could pave the way for a new breed of powerful permanent magnets.
As US states ban the use of ‘forever chemicals’ in these products, papermakers are turning to other materials—without disclosing what’s in them.
Scientists are mimicking photosynthesis for alternative energies to help reduce our fossil-fuel dependence.
Complex shapes molded or 3D printed with calcium carbonate give corals a realistic structure to grow on.
From drug delivery to prosthetics, this infographic explains how nanomedicine uses unique properties to prevent, diagnose, and treat medical conditions.
Robust coating method produces lithium-fiber batteries that can recharge a cell phone
Scientists who studied cat chatter, compounds emitted by moviegoers, and the best way to airlift a rhinoceros took home top honors at the 31st Ig Nobel Prize ceremony.
Detailed inventory shows that electric vehicles are more vulnerable to material supply challenges than gas guzzlers.
Major steelmakers and disruptive start-ups look to hydrogen and renewable electricity to make green steel.
HCl’s behavior tells scientists they still don’t understand martian atmosphere chemistry.
Chemists explore the role of intrinsically disordered proteins in the origins of life.
RNA vaccines produced by Pfizer and BioNTech and Moderna have become the first COVID-19 vaccines approved for emergency use in the US. How are these vaccines made?
Candles comprise just three main ingredients—fat, fiber, and fire. But to really understand the science at play, we explain how each component contributes to the light and heat of burning candles.
Can you spot a faulty science news story? Do you know what red flags to look for to weigh the credibility? Here's how to analyze scientific claims and spot misinformation.
It's easy to take for granted adhesives that are essential to our lives. Take a look at the long, influential history of stickiness.
Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier take home the prize for the CRISPR gene-editing tool.
The chemistry behind ammonium nitrate’s explosive risk is well known, leading some officials to blame the accident on negligence.
Researchers are figuring out just how much damage aristolochic acids cause to global health.
Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning captures the current state of diagnostics for novel coronavirus infection.
At the heart of every drop of paint, every thread of cloth, every bit of your brightly colored phone case is a pigment. But what is a pigment, exactly?
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