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Why are some sugars sweeter than others? Chew on this

The American Chemical Society looks at why some foods taste sweet, and why some sweeteners are, well, sweeter than others.

By 22 October 2014


Amazing life-size Legend of Zelda cake looks too real to eat

An Australian cake artist whips up an incredible dessert that looks exactly like Princess Zelda from the Legend of Zelda video game series. And it only took 6.6 pounds of sugar.

By 4 October 2015


TPP trade deal ready for final approval as digital rights groups sound warning

After five years of marathon talks, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been agreed to. But as trade leaders take the hard sell back home, civil liberties advocates say the deal is bad news for digital rights.

By 6 October 2015


Apple elects former Boeing exec to board

James Bell, who worked for the aircraft maker for 38 years, becomes Apple's sole African-American director.

By 2 October 2015


Portobello mushrooms could power your future phone

Engineers at the University of California at Riverside explore how batteries made with mushrooms could be cheaper to make and less prone to degrading over time.

By 1 October 2015


You rooted for Pizza Rat, now cheer on Milkshake Squirrel

The pizza-toting subway rat has some competition from a photogenic New York City park squirrel with a hankering for a dairy-based dessert.

By 24 September 2015


Monitoring diabetes at 225 mph

From CNET Magazine: IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball's pit crew keeps a close eye on the data streaming off his race car -- and his body -- when he's behind the wheel.

By 6 September 2015


Gorgeous glass objects created with a 3D printer

Researchers from MIT have created a 3D printer that is able to create objects out of glass.

By 24 August 2015


Here's why your canine companion is actually pretty smart

Did you know that dogs can detect things like seizures, low blood sugar and cancer? A new AsapScience video looks at some of the scientific wonders of man's best friend.

By 28 July 2015


What could Apple buy with all its cash?

Thanks to the success of the iPhone, Apple has nearly $203 billion in cash. That could go a long way.

By 22 July 2015