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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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Landscape of no fear: Sea turtles don't avoid hungry tiger sharks the way you'd think

Sea turtles don't alter their movements to avoid shark attacks, researchers find, which means sea turtles are tougher than most of us.

By July 28, 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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Cells with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads?

Researchers from the University of St. Andrews figure out a way to attach laser lights to cells to make them easier to keep track of. Because they don't make name tags that tiny.

By July 25, 2015

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Transcending Moore's Law

Technology's advances can sometimes leave us breathless. Get used to it. We're always going to feel that way.

By July 17, 2015

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This flatworm stabs itself in the head to reproduce

When some flatworms can't find a mate, a new study says, they reproduce in a way that will make you thank the god of your choice you're not a flatworm.

By July 2, 2015

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Scariest thing you'll see today: A glow-in-the-dark millipede

A fascinating New York Times video explains why some species of millipedes glow in the dark. No, it's not to turn your nightmares into reality.

By June 29, 2015

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Freaky Burgess Shale fossil finds its head

Researchers have found teeny tiny teeth in a creature half a billion years old so strange it was named Hallucigenia.

By June 24, 2015

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Right-handed or left-handed? Kangaroos actually have a preference

Primate mammals aren't the only species with hand preferences. A study shows that kangaroos mostly prefer using their left paws over their right when it comes to eating, grooming and possibly boxing.

By June 18, 2015