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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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Guy spots super-rare 'living fossil' a second time -- 30 years later

One scientist says it might be the "rarest animal in the world," and he's just seen it in the South Pacific three decades after his first sighting.

By August 25, 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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Computer game for chameleons tests their telescopic eyes

It turns out that chameleon eyes aren't as independent as had been previously thought, thanks to some really adorable research.

By August 20, 2015

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Blue whale shows great comedic timing in this video

A clip from an upcoming live BBC and PBS show called "Big Blue Live" captures footage of a blue whale at the most hilarious time possible. Can a whale get a rimshot up in here?

By August 19, 2015

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Spider glides from the sky, can choose where it lands

A spider discovered in the forests of Panama and Peru can control the direction of its glide as it falls from the treetops.

By August 20, 2015

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Natural selection: Mama robot builds self-evolving baby-bots

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have built a robot that can build other robots, test them, and improve on the results.

By August 18, 2015

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Critically endangered ferrets reproduced using 20-year-old sperm

A near-extinct species has been reinvigorated with fresh genetic material donated by a male that has been dead for 20 years.

By August 16, 2015

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For virtual-reality movies, old methods don't fit new medium

Filmmakers have a new set of challenges when it comes to 360-degree video. Here's how the industry is tackling those problems.

By August 13, 2015