Ashley discusses a Minecraft server made for teaching biochemistry concepts, MIT's crowdfunding effort for an at-home lab made for growing cells and a special cart that can parse your social media profile into a personalized shot of booze.
"The Social Shot" is an interesting cart with a mission: to devise how your personality fits into five specific human traits, and then craft an alcoholic shot specifically customized to your Facebook profile's information.
The humble toaster is a combination of physics and chemistry that produces a tasty treat. Find out all about the science of toasters and toast in appliance science.
There is, as it turns out, more than one way to unboil an egg -- and the new way carries great potential for the development of pharmaceuticals.
A biochemistry professor has invented a meat-free burger that looks and bleeds juice just like the beef you cook on your grill.
An armchair detective and a biochemist claim to have solved the mystery of the Ripper's identity through DNA testing a shawl. But some experts aren't convinced.
A study has found that the antifungal drug Ciclopirox kills HIV in cell cultures -- and the virus doesn't bounce back when the drug is stopped. But the research has yet to be performed on people.
A Kickstarter project promises to deliver seeds and plants that glow in the dark, thanks to synthetic biology and designer DNA sequences.
The approach affords researchers a moving view of the structure of a protein thought to play a key role in causing chemo to fail.
A new gadget can capture and culture circulating cancer cells shed by a tumor, providing important data about cancer progression and how patients respond to treatment.