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Feature: Radical Reasons Explain Why Smoking Harms Babies
New research has found why mothers who smoke or are exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke can cause permanent damage to the health of their babies.
Up Close: Radicals in the gallery: Scientists contend with nature's art vandals
Chemistry professor Carl Schiesser and art conservator Caroline Kyi discuss how understanding the effect of free radicals on pigment helps art galleries and museums preserve important works of art.