Forensic science has become heavily romanticized thanks to beloved TV shows like CSI. In popular depictions, fast-thinking forensics experts apply cutting-edge tools to quickly crack open the big…

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Plastic has become a hot-button issue in recent years. There is growing awareness of the risk of microplastics, as well as a great deal of excitement about biodegradable, compostable, and biobased…

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Agatha Christie’s famed detective Hercule Poirot was noted for his sharp powers of observation, something that also contributed to his discriminating sense of taste. A passionate aesthete, Poirot…

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For as long as humans have erected homes and other structures, stone has served as a principal building material. Ancient builders quickly realized that sturdy, weather-resistant, easily stacked…

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The evolution of ASTM as a standards-development organization tracks closely with the stunning advances in science and technology that have occurred since the organization’s founding in 1898.…

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The only thing Bill Griese likes talking about more than Clemson University football and his beloved Tigers is ceramic tile – most of the time at least. And with 2023 being something of a down…

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This is the season of year-end lists: The New York Times Top Books; Billboard’s Top 10 Singles; even Apple’s Most Popular Podcast list – all making their way across the internet and smartphone…

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The toy industry might look like it’s all about fun and games, but in reality, toy safety is serious business. Children are curious and exploratory by nature, and can be more vulnerable than…

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Few things embody the power of modern technology more than space exploration. From the iconic footage of the first walk on the Moon to the televised spectacles of Space Shuttle launches, the…

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