The white stuff can stick around and ruin, well, pretty much everything. That puts the officials trying to fix it on a ticking clock.
Could help limit insect-borne diseases like malaria
In the newest installment of “As Seen On TV”, we look at an electromagnetic answer to a four-legged problem
Snake Venom Reflects More Than 100 Million Years of Evolution
How Clostridium, a nasty pathogen, makes an infectiously delicious confection
This winter a new technology promises to keep ice off the pavement and rock salt off your car
Salty sweat may leave trace fingerprints on metal
With the occasional assist from beet juice and molasses.
The smallest of 3,100 known species, this snake is as thin as a spaghetti noodle
Holy reticulated snake spine! A fossil reveals a 2,500 pound prehistoric python (along with some surprising facts about global temperature)
A microbiologist explores the distinctive odors of a day at the beach.
Sodium + chlorine = your favorite popcorn condiment (and lots of smoke and fire!)
Why does hair turn gray? The matter is an issue of genetics and aging.
Turkey's salt lakes leave trails of white in Asia Minor.
97 percent of water on Earth is salt water. What if we could drink it?
Or, why everyone is stocking up on iodine tablets
The moon's thick ocean may derive energy from chemicals donated by nearby Io.