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molecules

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Molecules app picks up where The Elements left off

The sequel to Theodore Gray's acclaimed chemistry iPad app The Elements leads you into the wonderful world of molecules.

By November 16, 2014

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Sexy molecules! Comedian Megan Amram talks 'Science... for Her!' (Q&A)

"Parks and Recreation" writer Megan Amram offers up a "raunchy, crazy" textbook full of carbon dating, physics as nail art and kale.

By November 5, 2014

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Wink wink: Bill Nye uses emojis to explain evolution

Just how good are emojis at communicating complex ideas? Bill Nye the Science Guy explains the theory of evolution with a series of the digital symbols. Smiley face.

By December 12, 2014

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Curiosity has discovered organic matter on Mars

Molecules found by Curiosity on Mars have been confirmed as organic matter -- the building blocks of all known forms of terrestrial life.

By December 17, 2014

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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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'Retweets equal laughs': Why comics can't get enough of Twitter

With a format tailor-made for one-liners, Twitter has become the world's biggest stand-up comedy club. TV comedy writers and an original "SNL" cast member tell Crave why the tweet's the thing.

By November 24, 2014

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The catchiest songs ever, according to science, Ep. 182

This week on Crave, we learn to scratch analog audio tape like a hip-hop DJ, give a warm Hodor to Hodor, and watch some astronauts play with a sphere of water molecules in outer space. All that and more on this week's interstellar Crave show.

By November 7, 2014

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A home air purifier with a cool twist -- cold plasma

The Squair portable air cleaner promises to use cold plasma to fill your space with pollution-gobbling, bacteria-zapping oxygen atoms.

By November 11, 2014

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Crave Ep. 182: The catchiest songs ever, according to science

Researchers have compiled a list of the 10 most persistent earworms. Guess where the Spice Girls fall in the ranking.

By November 7, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 075: A coat with 50 cameras, OK Go's new music video, and more

South Korean artists have created a blazer with 50 working cameras on it in the hopes of giving surveillance tools to people who may not otherwise have them. We're not sure we'd wear a jacket with cameras sewn in like all-seeing eyes...but it sure looks cool.

By October 27, 2014