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A vegan-cheese project on Indiegogo aims to replicate cheese from cows' milk without involving any mammals.
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.
How do your clothes go from filthy to grunge free? Through the chemistry of laundry detergent. In the latest installment of our Appliance Science column, we look at the chemistry of clean clothes.
The flashing lights along the edge of the disco clam's mantle have baffled marine biologists. Here's what they're for.
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.
A new 2D camera developed by a team of biomedical engineers is the fastest ever made, able to image light phenomena in more detail than ever before.
If this "biological drone" drone crashes, it can decompose without leaving a trace. "No one would know if you'd spilled some sugar water or if there'd been an airplane there."
Researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute have developed a simple, printed paper test that could be used for pathogen detection, including cases of ebola.
An MIT research team takes one of our biggest biological enemies and recruits it as an expert drug delivery bug in the fight against cancer.
Scientists synthesize human airway tissue, and in hopes of finding better asthma medication, watch it react to a variety of chemicals.