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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


Our crowdsourced sci-fi novel is halfway done, and tackling the afterlife

The world is helping CNET write an original science fiction book in just 30 days. Our story of conflict and discovery between future universes has taken off, but there's still time to help wrap it all up.

By November 16, 2015


Game on (and on and on): How I survived a 24-hour gaming marathon

Could you play video and board games for 24 hours straight? CNET's Danny Gallagher did just that and kept a bleary-eyed diary as evidence for his next of kin.

By November 10, 2015


NASA puts out open call for new astronauts to pave way to Mars

The agency is opening a public application window to staff its ambitious upcoming agenda of human space travel.

By November 4, 2015


Meet the rare whales you didn't know existed

Mysterious Omura's whales emerge from the watery depths of obscurity as researchers peek into their hidden lives under the ocean.

By October 27, 2015


Leaf on Mars: Can NASA grow a garden on the Red Planet?

What will it take to grow plants on Mars? We already have the technology -- and "The Martian" wasn't far off the mark.

By October 25, 2015


​19 questions you might be asking after seeing 'Steve Jobs'

The movie dramatizes key moments from the life of Apple's co-founder. How much is real and how much made up?

By October 24, 2015


Using VR with a cable-suspended, precision-motion roll cage looks like a blast (Tomorrow Daily 249)

We already can't wait for VR headsets to hit retail shelves en masse, but this huge parallel cable robot with VR simulation makes us even more excited about the future of virtual reality. Bonus: its creators think it could go beyond games and into teaching, research and medical studies.

By September 29, 2015