Some peppers can be sweet, while others are super hot. Now, though, researchers have found that super-hot chile peppers are actually built differently than other peppers.
Although there are some companies that advertise "BPA-free" products, these items may actually not be safer. Scientists have found that a substitute to BPA, called BPS (Bisphenol S) may actually speed up embryonic development and disrupt the reproductive system.
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals may actually be impacting fertility in industrialized countries.
E-cigarettes are seen as a healthier alternative to smoking. Now, though, researchers have found that chemicals in e-cigarette flavors may be linked to respiratory disease.
Researchers found that diamonds may not be as rare as we thought, as the formation of diamonds is a common process deep below the surface of the earth, according to a study at Johns Hopkins University.
It turns out that common chemical coolants actually lead to ozone depletion.
Scientists have taken a closer look, and found that energy companies used nearly 250 billion gallons of water to extract shale gas and oil from hydraulically fractured wells in the United States between 2005 and 2014.
Children exposed to insecticides may be at an increased risk of developing leukemia, according to recent findings published in the journal Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. . "Although pesticides are necessary for the elimination of insects and other pests, the toxic chemicals u...
A high-tech mouth guard may be the new thing in fitness.
A team of researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a system that, within mere seconds, can identify and characterize a solid or liquid sample, providing a valuable tool with applications in forensics, material science, biology, pharmaceuticals and chemis...
Scientists have found that a widely used class of industrial chemicals linked with cancer and interference with immune function build up in infants by 20 to 30 percent for each month they're breastfed.
New findings published in PLOS ONE examine the ongoing danger to the harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena), who are struggling to successfully reproduce as a result of chemical pollutants lurking in European waters.