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Actor Poses Tough New Question To Scientists

Actor Poses Tough New Question To Scientists

12.11.2013
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Alan Alda, the actor-turned-part-time professor, has a new question for scientists to consider: How do you explain...
The Not-So-Sweet Skinny on Sugar-Free Gum Sweeteners

The Not-So-Sweet Skinny on Sugar-Free Gum Sweeteners

12. 5.2013
If you like gum, perhaps sugar-free gum is part of your strategy for shedding some pounds while still enjoying some sweet masticating....
EXPLAINED: Science Behind Familiar Bar Trick

EXPLAINED: Science Behind Familiar Bar Trick

Sarah Barness  11.30.2013
Ever tried beer-tapping? No, not tapping a keg, but tapping the top of a bottle full of suds. If you've tried it, then you know that...
WOW: You'll Never Guess What THIS Is

WOW: You'll Never Guess What THIS Is

11.29.2013
Most of us know caffeine as the stuff that puts the kick in coffee, tea, soft drinks, and energy beverages. Red Bull, anyone? Of course,...
WHOA: 11 Science Facts That Seem More Like Science Fiction

WHOA: 11 Science Facts That Seem More Like Science Fiction

Liat Kornowski  11.28.2013
In our hectic, mile-a-minute existences, it's easy to forget just how amazing our world truly is. Fortunately, the authors of the newly...
Controversial T. Rex Find Finally Has An Explanation

Controversial T. Rex Find Finally Has An Explanation

Stephanie Pappas  11.27.2013
The controversial discovery of 68-million-year-old soft tissue from the bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex finally has a physical explanation....
Surface-Skimming Probe Gets Down To Business

Surface-Skimming Probe Gets Down To Business

Tariq Malik  11.23.2013
NASA's newest lunar probe has officially begun its mission to study the moon's tenuous atmosphere like never before, as well as track how...

MIT Geek Turns Into Science Media Svengali

11.23.2013
Why would a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) graduate in chemistry with a GPA of 5.0, Phi Beta Kapa, Sigma Xi turn to making...
Ancient Wine Cellar Unearthed Beneath Palace Ruins

Ancient Wine Cellar Unearthed Beneath Palace Ruins

11.22.2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have uncovered a 3,700-year-old wine cellar in the ruins of a Canaanite palace in Israel, and chemical analysis...
Double Nobel Winner Dead At 95

Double Nobel Winner Dead At 95

11.20.2013
LONDON (AP) — British biochemist Frederick Sanger, who twice won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, has died. He was 95. The Wellcome Trust...
10 Scientists Who Risked Their Lives For Their Research

10 Scientists Who Risked Their Lives For Their Research

David Freeman  10.31.2013
What risks would you take in the name of science? Would you keep late hours in the lab, and risk alienating your loved ones? Would you...
Scientists Discover How Trees Get The Midas Touch

Scientists Discover How Trees Get The Midas Touch

Sid Perkins  10.23.2013
Money may not grow on trees, but gold does—or at least it accumulates inside of them. Scientists have found that trees growing over deeply...
Chemistry In Long-Term Relationships, From Tracey Steinberg (WATCH)

Chemistry In Long-Term Relationships, From Tracey Steinberg (WATCH)

10.14.2013
Does chemistry always fade in long-term relationships? Dateologist Tracey Steinberg doesn't think it has to. When Tracey joined me on Mondays...
5 Women Who Should Have Won the Nobel Prize

5 Women Who Should Have Won the Nobel Prize

10. 9.2013
It's Nobel Prize season! The three big science categories -- physiology or medicine, physics, and chemistry--were just announced on Monday,...