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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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Appliance Science: Edible water bottles and the strange chemistry of spherification

Could a modernist food technique create a new, less wasteful way to package water? Appliance Science looks at the curious chemistry of spherification.

By July 14, 2015

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Venus shows off her atmosphere backlit by the sun

NASA's heliophysics missions capture a once-in-a-lifetime event: Venus' transit across the surface of the sun.

By July 9, 2015

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Roses are red, condoms are blue... if you have syphilis

The S.T.EYE condom can not only help couples practice safe sex but it can also change colors to show the presence of an STD. And it came from the minds of three inventive teenagers.

By June 24, 2015

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Finally, humanity gets the tools needed to find life on other planets

In the "Star Trek" universe, humans made contact with aliens in 2063. In the real world, scientists could beat that mark by decades, at least when it comes to detecting signs of life beyond this rock.

By June 16, 2015

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75 million-year-old blood cells found in dino bones

Scientists have identified structures that appear to be red blood cells and collagen-like fibres in dinosaur bones dating back to the Cretaceous.

By June 9, 2015

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NASA spacecraft spots glass on Mars

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has found something on Mars that might help in the search for past life on the Red Planet.

By June 8, 2015

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​Cardboard for kids: Google's bet on the future of VR is children

Inexpensive, easy to use, and kid-friendly? I let my kid use Google Cardboard and he showed me why it'll be a hit.

By June 2, 2015

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Spider silk made without the spiders

After years of research, a team of scientists has synthesised spider silk in a laboratory setting.

By May 28, 2015