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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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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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Human DNA gives mice bigger brains

Injecting mouse embryos with a human DNA sequence leads to a marked increase in brain size -- and may provide insights into Alzheimer's.

By February 22, 2015

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Magic Leap clashes with Microsoft over augmented reality health risks

Magic Leap CEO says Microsoft's HoloLens headset may be unsafe, but he ultimately raises more questions about the potential risks of immersing ourselves in 3D worlds.

By February 24, 2015

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Rare Stegosaurus skeleton delivers secrets through 3D scanning

The almost-complete Stegosaurus skeleton recently acquired by the UK's Natural History Museum has been digitised for more intensive study.

By February 19, 2015

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Become an alien hunter with free online course from Harvard

Haven't been finding enough alien life lately? Maybe Harvard can help with a new course that combines astronomy and biology to examine how we look for life on other planets.

By January 21, 2015

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Science finds a new way to unboil an egg

There is, as it turns out, more than one way to unboil an egg -- and the new way carries great potential for the development of pharmaceuticals.

By January 26, 2015

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Khan Academy for iPad adds 150,000 exercises

Now available: the entire library of Khan Academy videos, complete with Common Core exercises and instant feedback.

By January 23, 2015

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A power saw made out of shark teeth, for science

Researchers have combined the teeth of various sharks into what they are calling the "Jawzall", a power saw for tearing fish flesh.

By January 18, 2015

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Neill Blomkamp's 'Alien' concepts: The sequel we need

"District 9" and "Elysium" creator Neill Blomkamp has posted his concept art for a sequel to Ridley Scott's "Alien" series.

By January 8, 2015