Chemistry

06.15.16
Molecules in space may show how life formed on Earth
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Molecules in space may show how life formed on Earth

Key mirror-image molecules have been found near the heart of our galaxy.

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07.23.15
3D-printed DNA 'bunnies' could deliver drugs into your body
07.23.15

3D-printed DNA 'bunnies' could deliver drugs into your body

Building a DNA-sized bunny is fun, but the technique could one day be used in medical procedures

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05.12.15
Jupiter's moon Europa might be coated in irradiated sea salt
05.12.15

Jupiter's moon Europa might be coated in irradiated sea salt

Astronomers have spent more than a decade trying to identify the dark substance erupting from geol...

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04.09.15
The building blocks of life found orbiting another star
04.09.15

The building blocks of life found orbiting another star

Looks like NASA's Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan may have over-estimated how long it would take to f...

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12.14.14
These videos prove that music and science can (usually) mix
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12.14.14

These videos prove that music and science can (usually) mix

Wondering how NASA could make a clever yet groan-inducing music video like "All About That Space?"...

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12.09.14
Artificial evolution is now possible in chemicals, but life remains elusive
12.09.14

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, th...

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06.09.14
Nano barcodes can trace bombs even after they've exploded
06.09.14

Nano barcodes can trace bombs even after they've exploded

You may not pay much notice to product trackers like barcodes and RFID tags, but they're absolutel...

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