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Your next sunscreen...courtesy of fish slime?

Researchers have figured out a way to harness the power of the oceans to create a sunscreen that could be more friendly to the reefs that grow there. And humans too.

By July 31, 2015

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'Pink slime' in burgers? McDonald's hires former MythBuster to find out

Beef patties pumped full of hormones, fillers and preservatives? Grant Imahara visits a food-processing plant to discover what exactly goes into a McDonald's burger.

By October 15, 2014

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Pianist to perform musical duet with slime mold

Say hello to one half of a musical duo premiering this weekend -- a single-cell organism that usually hides out in wet forests.

By February 28, 2015

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What do Edward Snowden and Elton John have in common? Crustaceans

A newly discovered crayfish gets named after the NSA leaker and an amphipod after the singer of "Crocodile Rock." Now whose name are we going to use when we find a new species of crocodile?

By August 26, 2015

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Free energy, edible slime -- and more offbeat crowdfunding ideas

Crowdfunding platforms can make unlikely, revolutionary notions fly or flop. Here are some of our recent favorites.

By September 4, 2013

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This is what it looks like when slime mold smiles

Researchers have translated the behavior of slime mold into "emotions" and displayed them, just as you'd expect, on a creepy robot face.

By August 19, 2013

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Tomorrow Daily: Snack that takes days to grow its own filling, looks insane

Edible Growth revealed a little snack consisting of a 3D-printed, insect flour shell, and a filling that grows itself from seeds, mushroom spores and yeast. It takes three to five days to harvest the snack, though, making it the longest you'll ever have to wait to satisfy your weirdo food cravings.

By March 2, 2015

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Former MythBuster goes to eggstravagant lengths for McMuffin facts

It's no yolk! In his latest video for McDonald's, ex "MythBuster" Grant Imahara visits a chicken ranch to find out what eggs-actly goes into its breakfasts.

By February 3, 2015

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Former MythBuster goes on McDonald's french fry fact-finding hunt

Ex "MythBuster" Grant Imahara visits potato supplier Simplot to investigate what McDonald's french fries are actually made from. The list of ingredients might be longer than you expect.

By January 23, 2015

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What's really in a McDonald's Chicken McNugget? Former Mythbuster finds out

Pink slime? Poultry beaks and feet? Former "MythBusters" host Grant Imahara visits Tyson food-processing plant to investigate what McDonald's Chicken McNuggets are actually made from.

By December 9, 2014