Literally everything around us is made up of chemicals. That includes all foods. And the different kinds of chemicals they contain give the stuff we eat their flavors, colors, and smells. On the blog Interest,
Researchers have been programming peoples' immune systems to recognize and destory cancer. Part of what makes cancers so insidious is that they’re not invaders: They’re our own cells turned against us.
Wouldn't it be great if everything was as good at healing itself as our own skin? That's the concept behind a new self-healing plastic that's been developed over at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Weird & Wild Some California millipedes first evolved bioluminescence to cope with harsh desert living, according to scientists who may have cracked the mystery of glowing millipedes. Weird & Wild In Sierra
For the first time, researchers have synthesized a eukaryotic chromosome in a lab Synthetic biology has come a long way in recent years. In the last two decades alone, scientists have been able to go synthesizing
You probably know that you can't tickle yourself. And although you might be able to tickle a total stranger, your brain also strongly discourages you from doing something so socially awkward. These facts