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How seafood shells could help solve the plastic waste problem

Lobster bisque and shrimp cocktail make for scrumptious meals, but at a price. The food industry generates 6 million to 8 million metric tons...

Mathematicians Have Proposed a New Structure to The Periodic Table

The periodic table is such a comforting way of cataloguing the Universe, breaking it down into its elements and organising them in nice neat...

Where do atoms come from? Billions of years of cosmic fireworks.

Michelle ThallerDr. Michelle Thaller is an astronomer who studies binary stars and the life cycles of stars. She is Assistant Director of Science Communication...

Crisp packets made of a new material could be much easier...

When people took to posting their crisp packets back to manufacturer Walkers to protest that they weren't easily recycled, the firm took notice and...

Carbon plays a starring role in the new book ‘Symphony in...

Symphony in CRobert M. HazenW.W. Norton & Co., $26.95 Carbon is by no means the most abundant element in the cosmos, but it...

This Compact System Lets Scientists See Biological Molecules in a Whole...

Researchers have combined laser techniques and an ingenious detection scheme in order to create a powerful new molecule-imaging system-a quicker, easier way to determine...

Confirmed: New phase of matter is solid and liquid at the...

Solid, liquid, gas ... and something else? While most of us learn about just three states of matter in elementary school, physicists have discovered...

For The First Time, Scientists Have Made Synthetic DNA With 4...

Earth might have a dizzying array of life forms, but our biology ultimately remains a solitary data point - we simply don't have a...

Researchers Just Found a Way to Turn CO2 Into Plastic With...

Researchers have developed catalysts that can convert carbon dioxide-the main cause of global warming-into plastics, fabrics, resins, and other products.The electrocatalysts are the first...

The kilogram is forever changed. Here’s why that matters.

Sealed under a trio of nested glass bell jars, a gleaming metal cylinder sits in a temperature-controlled vault in the bowels of the International...