| Aug 31, 2008
In the summer of 1918, as tuberculosis, bubonic plague and a flu pandemic threatened America's newly crowded cities, the chemist Charles Holmes Herty took a walk through New York City with his colleague J.R. Bailey. Herty posed a question: Suppose...
| Mar 1, 2010
You might say the kitchen is ultimately their lab. The work of the nutrition scientist/chemist affects the public's eating habits and influences health and nutrition policy. Though the study of nutrients, basic biological science, and social and...
| Sep 13, 2010
President Obama's proposal to boost the research tax credit for businesses is widely seen as necessary to bolster American competitiveness in the global economy.
But even if the $100-billion plan is approved, it won't begin to address the fundamental...
| Apr 30, 2010
If you'd enjoy combining biology and chemistry with experimental lab work, consider a career in which you research and develop new skin-care products.
What They Do
Skin-care research chemists and product development engineers apply their knowledge of...
| May 1, 2005
Walt Disney Co. these days has more than one mouse on its mind.
As it ramps up a worldwide celebration this week marking the 50th anniversary of Disneyland, the Burbank company knows it can no longer rely solely on Mickey and his friends to lure...
| Feb 23, 2004
Known through history as consumption, the white plague and hectic fever, tuberculosis ravages the lungs and wastes the body. It has felled statesmen and soldiers, poets and prisoners, drinkers and doctors in killing sprees that go back at least 3,000...