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Our favorite six-second science bites from the discontinued video service
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Cooling the filament keeps it from burning out
Our August 1991 cover story, in honor of Harry Kroto's passing
We asked a bunch of our favorite people about their holiday plans
Note to Fox News: it wasn't a cloud of toxic chlorine.
One of agriculture's most dangerous substances, anhydrous ammonia requires several precautions to handle.
A dramatic way to garnish
Tiny nanoparticles are a huge part of our lives, for better or for worse.
The food experimenters who publish Cook's Illustrated have put together a cookbook featuring 50 kitchen science lessons every home cook should know. We put some to the test.
A dramatic video from a physics professor uses 1,500 ping-pong balls to teach an important lesson.
To catch a fast-acting virus, response teams have to be faster
What's the most habitable planet?
The American Museum of Natural History will receive endangered species samples from the National Park Service
Cars and devices could soon be powered by hydrogen extracted from urine
Neither up in smoke, nor in the ground
For the advanced kitchen chemist, or the merely curious-discover the high-tech appetizers, entres and desserts behind today's culinary revolution
We visit operating rooms, observatories, and islands full of slightly-less-than-rational monkeys to find the young geniuses who are shaping the future of science
Looking for a clean fuel that grows anywhere, needs only sunlight and water, and could produce enough oil to free the U.S. from its petroleum addiction? Here´s one start-up's plan for converting oil from algae-yes, algae
In DIY science, eBay offers amazing access to gear, supplies, chemicals--a whole universe beyond Pez dispensers.