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by Sam Kean | in Keanium
In the 1990s, researcher Jaime Guevara-Aguirre won a bet whose payoff could be huge for human health.
by Elisabeth Berry Drago | in CHF Collections
A child’s toy brings life into focus.
by Andrew Mangravite | in CHF Collections
Freelance inventor, litigious chemist, and explosives expert—the many lives of Walter O. Snelling.
by Bert Hansen | in CHF Collections
In the late 19th century booming cities faced a new threat—their own food.
by Elisabeth Berry Drago | in Uncovered
As child labor gave way to child education in the early 20th century, do-gooders sought a novel solution to juvenile delinquency.
by Jacob Roberts | in Interview
Focusing on learning the facts may impede real learning, argues chemist and education advocate Bruce Alberts. Read what else he has to say in our interview.
by Mary Jo Nye | in Reviews
In the scientific realm how did one language come to rule them all?
by Sarah Reisert | in Reviews
How Victorians found a foolproof way to make science interesting for their children.
by Ashley Augustyniak | in Reviews
The lives of imaginary elements.
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