That smell you detect after it rains is part of a chemical language between bacteria and animals.
High-tech ways to scan nature’s own creations.
Pharmaceutical companies focus on small molecules they've devised – and can easily patent. But nature's already come up with many antibacterial compounds that drug designers could use to make medicines.
Sun cream ingredients have been linked to hormonal changes in fish and coral bleaching.
Sunscreen chemicals wash into the sea and have toxic effects on marine life. American Chemical Society researchers found…
Police sniffer dog breeding and training is set for reform. as a team of scientists begin to create a chemical profile to…
What’s out there? We know next to nothing about the amazing chemistry and compounds produced in the deep sea.
The seafloor is our planet’s most biodiverse realm. It is in the sea that life on earth began over 3.5 billion years ago. It is in the sea where 34 of the 36 known phyla of animals remain to this day…
liver cells are known for their ability to regenerate but it’s difficult to replicate in the lab.
The liver is a special organ. Mature liver cells - or hepatocytes - have the capacity to continually divide and repair damage…