Why does blowing on hot soup help to cool it off? The answer is evaporation.
The discovery of a strange virus living in a hot, acidic lake may hold the answer to the evolution of DNA as today's most common genetic molecule.
A team of chemists and microbiologists has put a new spin on a type of photography: a small‑scale spin, to be precise. They photograph bacteria!
They prowl in the dark, soar through starlit skies... they are vampire bats and they're looking for blood!
Soap has been used for cleaning for many years, but it wasn't until modern chemists began to understand its structure that anyone knew how soap worked.
There could be a molecular solution to treating cholera---a disease that affects millions of people around the world.
How do biologist find DNA from organism that lived thousands of years ago? Find out on this Moment of Science: "DNA Dirt".