Cooking chemistry minus heat equals new non-toxic adhesive

It seems like the cakes designed on competitive cooking shows get larger and more intricate every year. From re-creating full play...

Wind power gets downsized — but in a good way

In many places, wind power is getting to be a big deal. Already by last year, some 4.7 percent of all U.S....

This grid moves energy, but not always reliably

More than three million people in Puerto Rico lost electricity in September 2017. Back-to-back hurricanes had just slammed into the island. Floods...

Fault lines are no barrier to safe storage of carbon dioxide below ground

Carbon dioxide emissions can be captured and securely stored in underground rocks, even if geological faults are present, research has confirmed.

Static electricity could charge our electronics

Static electricity is one of the most common, yet poorly understand, forms of power generation. A new study suggests the cause of...

The 210-million-year-old Smok was crushing bones like a hyena

Coprolites, or fossil droppings, of the dinosaur-like archosaur Smok wawelski contain lots of chewed-up bone fragments. This led researchers at Uppsala University to conclude...

Antireflection Coating Makes Plastic Invisible

Antireflection (AR) coatings on plastics have a multitude of practical applications, including glare reduction on eyeglasses, computer monitors and the display on...

Bioethicists Call For Oversight Of Direct-To-Consumer ‘Neurotechnologies’ Promising Unproven Benefits

The marketing of direct-to-consumer “neurotechnologies” can be enticing: apps that diagnose a mental state, and brain devices that improve cognition or “read”...

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Is Sushi Safe to Eat?

A Chicago man sued a restaurant in 2008 for allegedly serving him a parasitic tapeworm along with his salmon. So what about...

Is Yogurt Really Good for You?

The yogurt section in the grocery store has gotten pretty complicated. Instead of just choosing between regular and light, or fruit on...

Why You Can’t Skip Magnesium If You’re Taking Vitamin D

If you find yourself wondering, "Am I getting enough vitamin D?" you should also ask yourself another question: "Am I getting enough magnesium?"