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A man-made attempt to save the rarest fish on Earth

Olin Feuerbacher took a deep breath and plunged into the warm aquamarine water of a 100,000-gallon concrete and fiberglass tank in the middle of the Mojave Desert.<p>Twenty feet beneath the surface, Feuerbacher inched his way across the bottom, methodically scanning the darkened corners with a …

Timeline: The Evolution Of Sneakers

Footwear has come a long way since 40,000 years ago.<p>There’s not a lot of wonder attached to the average sneaker, but imagine life without it. That’s the job of Steven Johnson. He hosts the show <i>How We Got to Now</i>, premiering on PBS and BBC Two on October 15. Johnson traces how mundane discoveries …

Food: How mozzarella became the perfect pizza cheese

What’s happening inside your pizza as it cooks? Food scientists have gone to surprising lengths to find out, says Veronique Greenwood. And in the video above, BBC Future peers inside a restaurant oven to show why not all mozzarella cheese is the same.<p>When you bake a batch of brownies from a box or …

Glaciers Lose 204 Billion Tons of Ice in Three Years

Antarctica is losing so much mass that it’s actually changing Earth’s gravity.<p>Antarctica is famously a continent capped with ice, but as Earth’s …

Weird Crystal Can Absorb All The Oxygen In A Room -- And Then Release It Later

This could potentially make fuel cells, space travel, and scuba diving a lot more efficient.<p>Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark say they’ve invented a crystal that pulls oxygen out of the air and even water. Apparently, just a spoonful of the stuff can suck up all the oxygen in a …