June 23, 2020 The Chemistry of Pigments and How Scientists Prevent Color Degradation
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?
May 07, 2020 Glowing Plants Light Themselves Up
Researchers made glow-in-the-dark plants by taking a biosynthetic pathway from glowing mushrooms and adding it to tobacco.
April 27, 2020 Cool Coffee Chemistry
Researchers analyze the chemical differences between hot- and cold-brewed coffee.
April 01, 2020 Vaping Exposes Users to More Toxic Metals Than Smoking Cigarettes
E-cigarettes deliver lead, arsenic, nickel, and other metals at harmful levels.