Wolffia globosa, a tiny, rootless duckweed, or water lens, apparently has what it takes to achieve great things.
What do you do when you have a bad cough? If you reach for the yummy, cherry-flavored cough medicine, you're not alone. Every year, people spend billions of dollars on these over-the-counter remedies. But do any of them work?
It's almost time to ring in 2017. And since most New Year's celebrations include alcohol, Reactions' latest episode explains the chemistry behind its effects - drunkenness, frequent bathroom breaks and occasionally poor decision-making.
CRISPR could potentially engineer super crops, make designer animal models for research and even snip out genetic diseases. Experts say that billions of dollars are at stake.
As food waste becomes a growing concern on college campuses, colleges and universities across the US are introducing integrated composting programs to collect food waste while educating students about environmental stewardship. ...
With the holidays in full swing, all of those feasts and festivities can lead to a few extra pounds. But the winter season also brings something that could help with weight loss—cooler temperatures.
It's difficult to sum up Mostafa El-Sayed's nearly 60-year career as a chemist in just a few sentences. He uses lasers and other tools to better understand the properties and behavior of molecules and the nanoscale world. ...