A fascinating documentary on the history of poisoning and forensics

If you're intrigued by historical crimes and the birth of forensic science, you need to drop everything and watch this incredible PBS documentary, The Poisoner's Handbook, based on award-winning science journalist Deborah Blum's amazing book. It's streaming for free on the American Experience website. » 1/08/14 10:38am 1/08/14 10:38am

If you wear lipstick, you may be eating toxic metals

Whether you're one of those tinted chapstick people, or a ruby red lipstick lover, there's something you should know. That stuff you're putting on your lips is going into your mouth. And it could be poison. » 8/16/13 12:07pm 8/16/13 12:07pm

Keep up with the latest science e-books and apps with "Download the…

Science-themed e-books and mobile apps are beginning to account for a significant segment of the digital marketplace — and that segment is growing. » 2/21/12 12:39pm 2/21/12 12:39pm