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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

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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 December 16, 2014

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Found after 108 years: Message in a bottle set afloat for science

It took over a century for a long-lost message in a bottle to wash up on shore, and it may be the oldest ever found. There was even a reward involved.

By August 24, 2015

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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

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Paleontologists find adorably chubby missing lizard link

A new species of lizard from the Late Cretaceous era links New World lizards with those from the Old World for the first time.

By August 26, 2015

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Miniature brain-in-a-dish could help advance Alzheimer's research

A lab-grown brain is the most complete ever developed, equivalent to the brain maturity of a five-week-old foetus.

By August 19, 2015

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Evolution, in rhyme: Beasts great and small and their cousins big and tall

NPR's Skunk Bear series showcases 12 animals, some with and without hair, next to their prehistoric cousins who could give you quite a scare.

By August 12, 2015

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Snake fossil with four legs just wants a hug

The discovery of a fossil of a snake with four legs suggests that the modern-day reptiles evolved from digging, rather than swimming, ancestors.

By July 23, 2015

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Amy Poehler, Megan Amram concoct satirical science Web show

"I love science, but I also love looking good." Megan Amram entertains with experiments and interviews while poking fun of gender stereotypes in a new comedy series for Amy Poehler's Smart Girls website.

By August 4, 2015

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Netflix offers 'unlimited' paid parental leave for a year

Allowing parents to take off as much time as the like during their children's first year, the policy aims to retain talent in tech's competitive landscape.

By August 4, 2015