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New rubber composites can be generated from an unusual source: food waste.

A new system for testing the DNA in soil lets farmers find out in just a few hours if their fields are contaminated by harvest-destroying pathogens.

Cloudy days and even nighttime are no match for a new solar reactor that can keep chugging even when sunlight is in short supply.

Although modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could help the U.S. capitalize on the chemical industry’s strong competitive advantage, withdrawing from the trade agreement would increase prices for chemical-product manufacturers and consumers, according to a new economic report released by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) in February.

Gene therapy — the process of replacing missing or defective genes — has the potential to treat an array of diseases, such as hemophilia, muscular dystrophy, immune deficiencies, and certain types of cancer.

Walking is a breeze with a new robotic exoskeleton that automatically adjusts to its wearer.

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