About 3 in 5 schools that include 7th grade in the US don’t have a class called “chemistry,” Education Week says. Here’s why.
Mass spectrometry can be used to screen for the presence of opioids, including the elusive synthetic versions and fentanyl. Can it help?
Chemistry students know that most drugs can be made much cheaper than pharmaceutical companies often charge for those drugs.
Even at very cold temps, the surface of ice is liquid, which makes it slippery. As it warms, deeper layers melt one at a time.
A research team in Calif. has produced a global map of soil pH, linking the fertility of the soil to wet and dry climates, as well as to human need for crops.
It’s official: The 7th row in the Periodic Table is now complete, and all the elements have names, as of Wednesday.
A new study that includes scientists from the Univ. of Ill. suggests we aren’t doing enough to protect children from chemicals that may impair brain development.
Infographic: Scientists are awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on various DNA repair mechanisms in living cells.
A family died of carbon monoxide poisoning Monday, which leaves us thinking we need more education about preventing this deadly problem.