A chemical analysis of a Bronze Age jug found in Egypt might finally vindicate an old theory that jugs like it contained opium.
In the Bronze Age site of Megiddo in Israel, archeologists found traces of chemical compounds usually found in natural vanilla extract.
Scientists may have found a way to fight senescence, one of the primary factors in the aging process.
The chemical makeup of rubbing alcohol allows it to evaporate more quickly than other liquids.
The shape of hair follicles determines whether human hair is curly or straight.
According to scientists working at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the smell of cilantro usually produces a "love it" or "hate it" response.
Why does the consistency of an egg change from liquid to more or less solid as it cooks?
Learn more about the history and science of butter.
Smooth, delicious gravy isn't just art; it's science!
Researchers are studying methane as a potential substitute for water as a source for life.