Behind the sweet aromas of summer flowers is a very complex biochemical system that will surely surprise you.
Researchers report a “molecular prosthetic” that can move iron to where it’s needed in cells and animals that lack proteins to transport the metal.
Sensory analyses reveal 20th-century brewing practices and chemical changes that occur in beer over long periods of time.
New device inspired by Chinese and Japanese paper-cutting art can store energy from body movements.
A sun-powered device that pulls water from the air could give people in drought-stricken areas access to water.
Scientists describe the chemistry of the lightest radioactive element you never hear about at the recent ACS national meeting.
Blood plasma in the world's largest lizard appears to resist deadly infections.
Chemists turn to animal, vegetable, and mineral sources for catalytic materials.
What was once garbage could one day produce electricity or be turned into industrial-grade ethanol.
The love we celebrate on Valentine's Day wouldn't be the same without seven essential chemicals.
Cancer patients may one day never have to worry about permanent tattoos with latest development of glow ink that disappears.
Ever wonder what's in tattoo ink or how the colors stay etched in your skin permanently?
Hallucinogenic drugs that had their heyday in the 1960s gain legitimacy for hard-to-treat psychological conditions.
Researchers in the Netherlands have created a microbial battery that can cycle and store energy captured from the sun.
Researchers have shown that activating a chemo drug once it reaches its target delivers medication to tumors without the side effects.
A patch made from tattoo paper can detect blood alcohol from sweat and transmit results to a smartphone.
It turns out espresso machines can do more than brew coffee. Researchers percolated polluted soil to quickly extract organic carcinogens in the time it takes to brew a cup of joe.
With a bit of CRISPR gene editing, the roots of dandelion plants could grow quickly and be hardy enough for industry crop.
Doping scandals have led the International Olympic Committee to begin testing athletes for performance enhancing drugs and gene therapy.