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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


Six Million Dollar Plant: Scientists grow cyborg roses

A team of researchers has created living rose plants with electronic circuits threaded through their veins.

By November 22, 2015


Science creates flatworms with the heads and brains of other flatworms

Without altering its genomic sequence, biologists have created hybrid flatworms with heads and bodies from two different species.

By November 24, 2015


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


Stronger than steel and stretchier than elastic, synthetic silk could transform clothing

US startup Bolt Threads reckons it has one-upped spiders to unlock the incredible potential of synthetic silk.

By November 7, 2015


Ball so hard with these 8 fancy ovens

These ranges have hefty price tags, but these appliances would make worthwhile additions to your kitchen.

By October 31, 2015


TV for people who use their minds: Why losing 'MythBusters' won't be easy

Commentary: The popular series will say goodbye in 2016. CNET's Bonnie Burton, a longtime fan and science nerd, explains why she's "already feeling empty inside" -- and why TV will never be the same.

By October 23, 2015


Compensating: Loudest howler monkeys have the tiniest balls

The male howler monkeys with the biggest vocal organs have the smallest testicles and lowest sperm count, new research has found.

By October 22, 2015


Kamigami: The affordable origami robot that anyone can build

These adorable bug-bots can be assembled by hand without tools, then programmed and controlled via smartphone.

By October 20, 2015