It's been difficult to research the illicit drugs, but we're slowly building a better understanding of their potential.
The answer is surprisingly simple, if cataclysmic.
All life as we know it relies on carbon and water. But researchers speculate this doesn't have to be the case.
Two new studies might have identified whether or not patients will respond to chemotherapy.
An innovation may lead to lifelike evolving machines.
Doctors may be able to painlessly reshape cartilage with the technique.
The blood of horseshoe crabs is harvested on a massive scale in order to retrieve a cell critical to medical research. However, recent innovations might make this practice obsolete.
The hard part was keeping the list down to ten.
A parlor-trick mystery explained at last.
"Dinner and drinks" may take on a new, more provocative meaning.
These photos of scientific heroes and accomplishments inspire awe and curiosity.
As the popularity of sparkling waters grows, many wonder if it represents a fresh turning point or a crisp new snake oil.
Recipe for awe: Coat one egg with Starlite. Blast it with a ridiculous amount of heat until charred black. Crack it open.
Researchers find an amazing amount of often-weird forms of life below the planet's surface.
The quick test would be a breakthrough in cancer treatment.
Swiss researchers identify new dangers of modern cocaine.
New research identifies an unexpected source for some of earth's water.
The next gold rush might take place in our sewers.
Electrons show chemists how to see more with less.
The field they work in is quite cutting edge.
Researchers discover extraterrestrial origins of a chemical essential for human DNA and other cell processes.
It's not so rare as many think.
A Midwestern university has created a first-of-its-kind program in medicinal plant chemistry that focuses on marijuana.
An interactive periodic table with pictures makes it easy to see how each element is used.