It's like, how much more black could this be? What do birds and aerospace engineers have in common? Both have invented incredibly dark, “super-black” surfaces that absorb almost every last bit of light
When it comes to recipes, a beautiful photograph is more likely to influence one’s decision to make a dish than any name or description. It’s simple: If it looks good, you’re going to want to make it.
There were few greater sins in my childhood home than going to bed dirty, though I could sometimes appease my mother by just washing my feet before slipping between the clean sheets. Now, as an adult,
The pastry investigator hews to scientific method. She formulates her hypothesis: Pastry perfection rests on the ratio of flour to fat to water. She gets to work — years of false starts and soggy pies.
People have done some truly obsessive things—unnecessarily, as it turns out—in the name of creating the perfect Buffalo wing. Mark Bittman’s Minimalist Buffalo Wings Our most dedicated wing scientists
What can you do with just five minutes? Actually, way more than you think! Introducing Food52 in 5: your cheat sheet for speedy, delicious recipes, fun mini projects, and more. We all have our egg routines—the
On an uncomfortably hot and humid February morning, the evolutionary biologist Melissa Emery Thompson, the field assistant John Sunday, and I had already walked for almost an hour in search of the chimpanzees
BUCK MEADOWS, Calif. — With long strides, Chad T. Hanson plunged into a burned-out forest, his boots kicking up powdery ash. Blackened, lifeless trees stretched toward an azure sky. Dr. Hanson, an ecologist,
THÉORIZ studio is bringing an empty room to life with motion tracking and augmented reality. Projections in the room change as you interact with them. They offer environments like walking up stairs, pushing
The huge diversity of frogs we see today is mainly a consequence of the asteroid strike that killed off the dinosaurs, a study suggests. A new analysis shows that frog populations exploded after the extinction
Smart apps for your smartphone. BrainPop uses animated movies, games, and quizzes to teach children subjects ranging from science and math to arts and music. In the science category, kids can choose subjects
Whether it's charting the possible consequences of climate change, helping predict when we might die, or keeping tabs on nuclear weapons stockpiles, their work can take on a huge gravitas. But we all to