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July 23, 2015

 

fly, close-up

Can You Choke a Fly?

Stick with the fly traps or swatters...you can't choke out these pesky pilots.

June 24, 2015

 

sun reflected on water

From Sunlight to Liquid Fuel 

Scientists are engineering a method for turning solar energy into fuel.

April 2, 2015

 

ventillator

One-Way Breathing: Not Just For Birds Anymore

Birds and many reptiles evolved a specialized way of breathing—one-way air flow.

March 3, 2015

 

campfire

Surface Crackle

Here's a life hack that every camper should know: kindling.

January 1, 2015

 

Earth's atmosphere and moon

Looking for Signs of Life on Earth

The light in Earth's atmosphere may reflect signs of extraterrestrial life.

December 9, 2014

 

low-lit wine cellar

When Wine Turns to Vinegar

Regardless of how old or pricey, good wine goes bad without quality corking and storage.

November 27, 2014

 

hands pushed against glass window in an attempt to escape

Fear of Suffocation

Don't worry, there's plenty of air to go around, even in tight spaces.

November 17, 2014

 

antioxidant capsules in focus, salad out of focus

Questioning Antioxidants

Despite being touted for their health benefits, antioxidant supplements might do little more for you than snake oil.

June 26, 2014

 

Microscope image of a phytoplankton

Phytoplankton, The Ocean’s Carbon-Grubbing Skin

Plankton aren't just the foundation of the ocean's food chain; they're also really important for getting carbon dioxide out of the air.

March 7, 2014

 

Trilobite fossil

A Change In The Air

Most of us take our oxygen-rich atmosphere for granted. Once upon a time, though, Earth's air was very different.

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