FAA fines Amazon for two more shipments of unlabeled chemicals
Packages weren't properly labeled and didn't have the necessary paperwork.
Amazon angers FAA by shipping industrial chemicals via UPS
The company shipped an industrial-strength drain cleaner in a leaky bottle, burning nine UPS employees.
Terahertz laser tech could scan for bombs at airports
Quantum cascade lasers don't just sound cool -- they can save lives.
Your next colored bracelet can detect environmental pollution
The low-tech wearables act a lot like human skin when it comes to absorbing certain chemicals.
Frozen oil could be the key to shapeshifting materials
Those odd shapes hint at a future of artificial structures with lifelike behavior.
NASA's chemical 'laptop' would help find life on other planets
Planetary rovers can already find potential signs of life, but they're not really meant to fin...
UW-Madison researchers invent a metal-free fuel cell
The development of fuel cell technology has been hamstrung by the need for expensive and difficult...
New compound destroys chemical weapons faster than ever
In 2013, the Syrian government agreed to destroy its stores of chemical weapons, following reports...
Artificial evolution is now possible in chemicals, but life remains elusive
We're still a very long way from creating an evolving lifeform from scratch in a lab. However...