Chemistry

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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09.30.13
Visualized: a hydrogen bond seen for the first time
09.30.13

Visualized: a hydrogen bond seen for the first time

Chalk one up for atomic force microscopy. As detailed in a paper published recently in the journal...

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11.21.12
Appsterdam's Mike Lee returns with Lemurs Chemistry: Water game for iOS
11.21.12

Appsterdam's Mike Lee returns with Lemurs Chemistry: Water game for iOS

In March of this year, I had the pleasure of a brief, unplanned visit with "The World's Toughes...

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10.24.12
Corning touts 1 billion Gorilla Glass devices: that's a lot of face-saving surfaces
10.24.12

Corning touts 1 billion Gorilla Glass devices: that's a lot of face-saving surfaces

You could argue that toughened glass is the cornerstone of the modern mobile industry: without the...

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08.05.12
Researchers create record-breaking solar cell, set bar marginally higher
08.05.12

Researchers create record-breaking solar cell, set bar marginally higher

Solar cell development is typically a small numbers game, and a group of researchers at the Univer...

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