It's surprisingly difficult to replace those fish bladders in the beermaking process
You know bacon is delicious, but did you know it contains enough energy to melt metal?
If cultured fish is fed with wild stock, are we doing more harm than good when we buy fresh from the farm?
What makes each bear species stand out against the rest?
A century of agricultural innovation vastly increased the amount of food--but with it came an increased population, and now hunger is on the rise. Fixing it will require an unlikely alliance
Do you side with science on this important issue?
We asked a bunch of our favorite people about their holiday plans
Excerpt: Pandora's Lab: Seven Stories of Science Gone Wrong
Interviews with doctors suggest the Lone Star tick, and the allergy to sugars in red meat that it can cause, is on the rise.
Plus a heaping portion of decayed wood for fiber.
The answer may depend on your subconscious
Australians advised to eat kangaroos to help environment
How Clostridium, a nasty pathogen, makes an infectiously delicious confection
Humans aren't the only ones who like companionship.
Controversial theorist Aubrey de Grey insists that we are within reach of an engineered cure for aging. Are you prepared to live forever?
High-tech security isn't just for the airport anymore. Advances now coming out of the labs will help protect what's dear to you, from your car to your kids, your dinner to your dinero
Amazing inventions of 2004
When men were men and sodas were cocaine-laced nerve tonics.
A new science book peers at the exciting secret lives of ingredients
5 reasons to enjoy your ham and cheese sandwich
Grocery stores may look a little different.
The banana as we know it is on a crash course toward extinction. For scientists, the battle to resuscitate the world's favorite fruit has begun--a race against time that just may be too late to win
How to heal an infection that defies antibiotics? Another infection. Doctors in Eastern Europe have used lab-grown viruses to safely cure millions of wounds. So why can't we do the same here?