Cat Island was once one of the four largest bird-nesting grounds in Louisiana. But the Deepwater Horizon oil spill killed the mangroves growing there, destroying the root system that held the island's sediment in place.
Remnants remain five years after a BP oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 people...
Ecovative Design has made a mission of replacing synthetic plastic polymers with natural...
Meet the robots wowing manufacturers at the Hannover Messe — the world's biggest industrial fair. From inspiring innovative materials to improving safety, these robots aim to bring manufacturing facilities into a new age.
South Korean researchers develop a "smart" fabric which can generate electricity to power wearable devices.
An organization with facilities in Florida, Las Vegas and Hong Kong is collecting used bars of soap from more than 4,000 hotels, recycling them into fresh soap and delivering the supplies to people in need around the world.
Game of Thrones is back this weekend. Time to armor up.
Researchers describe a new, nontoxic product based on a common food additive that could address health issues and help the environment at the same time.
Six people were hospitalized and hundreds of firefighters deployed to fight a hydrocarbon fire following an explosion at a plant in southern China that produces the toxic chemical paraxylene.
A family of four became severely ill after exposure to methyl bromide, which is banned for indoor use in the U.S. The family's attorney reported that when found, the father was in a coma and the mother and two teen sons were having seizures.
Take a break from your day and LOL at a few cornball chemistry jokes.
VICE News traveled to Glendive, Montana, to visit the site of a pipeline spill that dumped more than 50,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River, to find out why the industry has such weak regulatory oversight.
The "wonder material," which is stronger than steel, could be used in batteries, in membranes to purify water, in coatings and in pharmaceuticals.
The U.S. is pumping so much oil it's running out of places to stash it, and that could have a big impact on oil prices.
It’s a simple claim made on thousands of personal care products for adults and kids: hypoallergenic. But what does that actually mean?
Drink up to this fun video about the chemistry that gives craft beers their many distinctive flavors.
Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris discusses why lower crude prices are a benefit for his company, and where he looks to profit outside the U.S.
Kraft is recalling more than 6.5 million boxes of its original flavor of macaroni and cheese. Some customers found small pieces of metal in the packaging. The recall reaches into the Caribbean and South America in addition to the U.S. and Puerto Rico.