1. Chemistry

    New technique makes water droplets sprint

    A newly developed process encourages water droplets at the hydrophobic center of a wafer to speed outward to a water-friendly edge.

  2. Chemistry

    For a better smile, have some wasabi

    Chemicals in the Japanese condiment wasabi could help prevent tooth decay.

  3. Chemistry

    Where the tire meets the conveyor belt

    A new, noninvasive technique could detect an impending failure in a rubber tire or conveyor belt.

  4. Chemistry

    Cut-ups create soft spots for chemistry

    Networks of fabricated, squishy vesicles as tiny as red blood cells and connected by thin tubules may one day serve as microscopic chemical laboratories, sensors, and even chemical computers.

  5. Chemistry

    Nobel Prize Winners