SF Startup Creates World's First Molecular Whiskey Aged Without Barrels Aging spirits like wine, cognac, even beer, has called for wooden casks, often oak, for aroma and taste. Now a new San Francisco startup called Endless West is making whiskey without using any barrels and they're doing it in much less time.
SoCal Teacher Surprises Students With New Female IdentityStudents at Chino High School returned to school this week to find that their chemistry teacher looked very different and had a new name: Amanda Swager.
Researchers Developing Portable Device That Detects U.S. Currency Vapors To Be Used By Border Patrol An estimated $30 billion in U.S. currency is illegally smuggled into Mexico each year from the United States, but research is being done to help U.S. border-patrol agents sniff out the so-called dirty money.
Stanford Researcher Shares Nobel Prize For ChemistryThree U.S.-based scientists won this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing powerful computer models that others can use to understand complex chemical interactions and create new drugs.
Stanford Professor Shares Nobel Chemistry Prize For Research On Human CellsTwo American researchers, one a professor at Stanford University, won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for studies of protein receptors that let body cells sense and respond to outside signals like danger or the flavor of food.