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By David Keyton, Frank Jordans, Associated Press
One hundred and ten years ago, Marie Sklodowska Curie was formally rejected for membership by the French Academy of Sciences.
By Dr. Howard Markel
Inventors claim their carbon capture “battery” could return CO2 to preindustrial levels within 40 years, but first it has some economic hurdles to overcome.
By Nsikan Akpan
Chemists have adapted emerging technology -- called nanocoils -- to dissolve microplastics and turn the pollution into food for algae.
By Berly McCoy
Manufacturers phased out flame retardants called PBDEs because of health concerns in pets and humans. New research suggests their replacements may be just as bad.
By Jamie Leventhal
By using some chemistry and physics when baking, you can unlock a completely new range of delicious flavors in your holiday cookies.
Thanksgiving turkeys often come out dry and tasteless, but not this year. Here's how you can use basic chemistry to make a stunning main dish for you and your guests to gobble down.
Humans produce 420 million tons of plastic annually, most of which lands in the environment. With these two innovations, plastic could have a useful second life.
The question as to why they make toxins in the first place is one of the great mysteries of marine science.
By Danielle Venton, KQED
Scientists are finding a growing presence of pharmaceuticals, small pieces of plastic and household chemicals in the bodies of Pacific razor clams, Pacific oysters and remote seabirds.
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