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Food Cycle Science Food Cycler: Home

This luxurious in-home composter promises to recycle your food waste in a matter of hours.

By 1 March 2014

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Appliance Science: The uplifting biology of baking

We owe a lot to an invisible organism that makes foods like bread possible. In the latest installment of our Appliance Science column, we look at our favorite fungus: yeast.

By 17 December 2014

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What if we called Web science 'psychohistory'? Internet pioneer recounts early notion

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee had the sci-fi inspired name in mind, according to fellow innovator Wendy Hall, who spoke to CNET about the evolution of the World Wide Web.

By 10 December 2014

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A pocket-crazy lab coat made for modern science (pictures)

Scottevest, the company known for making jackets and vests to carry all your tech gear, sets its sights on pulling the humble lab coat into modern times.

8 Images By 11 December 2014

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Appliance Science: The tasty physics of microwave ovens

How does a microwave oven heat without heat? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science, which delves into the physics of microwave ovens.

By 2 December 2014

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The art and science of the bottom of a whisky glass

Photographer Ernie Button discovered a world of beauty -- and fluid science -- in the residue of evaporated whisky.

By 27 November 2014

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Appliance Science: The illuminating physics behind LED lights

LED lights are the latest thing in home lighting, using less energy and lasting longer than their incandescent cousins. How do they work? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science.

By 19 November 2014

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Science definitively proves that kissing is gross

When we kiss, we're not only sharing a passionate embrace with our lover, but also around several million bacteria. Here's why that might not be such a bad thing.

By 18 November 2014

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Musician uses science to help you see sound

A series of sound-visualisation experiments form the basis of the music video for a new single by musician Nigel Stanford.

By 17 November 2014

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The top 20 catchiest songs of all time, according to science

A year-long survey by the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester has revealed the top 10 most persistent earworms -- with the Spice Girls topping the list.

By 4 November 2014