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Peel back the layers on the biology of an egg

Appliance Science takes a look at what makes up that most humble of kitchen staples, the common egg.

By June 16, 2015


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 December 16, 2014


TaxiClear turns mice, lizards into biological art

A new chemical clearing formula transforms mice and lizards into hauntingly beautiful works of art in the name of science. Crave's Bonnie Burton chats with TaxiClear's co-creator Michael Johnson.

By May 14, 2014


Indonesia to get Internet by balloon in 2016, courtesy of Google (Tomorrow Daily 268 show notes)

Google's Project Loon has previously tested their "Internet by balloon" experiment in locations like New Zealand and Chile, and now, it will take its services to Indonesia, where 2 out of 3 citizens don't have a regular online connection.

By November 2, 2015


Tern looks forward to smarter bikes

Tern's human-powered pedal pusher may be low-tech, but its old-school bicycles are slowly getting smarter.

By June 17, 2015


Web's new question: Is this cat going up or down the stairs?

Technically Incorrect: An image of a perfectly innocent cat is fascinating, tormenting and generally exciting those who seek entertainment with a cerebral pinch.

By April 10, 2015


Glowing plants could act as biological night lights

A Kickstarter project promises to deliver seeds and plants that glow in the dark, thanks to synthetic biology and designer DNA sequences.

By April 29, 2013


New York comes to life with fantastic biological machines

In a short film called "New York Biotopes", the street furniture and fixtures of New York comes to strange, organic life.

By February 7, 2013


Singularity University launches synthetic biology accelerator

The new program will give three initial companies a leg up in getting their startups off the ground. The accelerator will be modeled on those that traditionally work with tech and biotech startups.

By May 17, 2012


Aira auto-injector warms drugs to body temperature

A heated syringe system from Cambridge Consultants warms drugs to body temperature so they flow more easily, potentially reducing injection times by up to 30 percent.

By October 16, 2013