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What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …

Bioengineers 3D print tiny functioning human liver

A US biotechnology company has 3D printed a tiny functioning liver in the lab that survived just over five days -- more than twice the life …

Mind-Blowing Smeared Sky Photography by Matt Molloy

Canada-based photographer Matt Molloy brings sky photography to a new level. By stacking hundreds of separate sky shots he is able to achieve an …

Iron and Wine Video Mixes Hand-Painted Watercolor and Stop-Motion Animation

“Joy” is the latest single from the ever-evolving artist’s fifth album, <i>Ghost on Ghost</i>. Directed by Hayley Morris, the video illustrates how the woman …

Macro Photos of Animal Eyes

We’ve already featured the incredible macro photography of Suren Manvelyan before, showcasing his series on human eyes as well as his original series …

Mesmerizing Photos of the Human Tower Festivals of Catalonia

Every year in Catalonia, Spain, there are festivals in which people come together to build colorful — and ridiculously tall — human towers that are …

Benefits of weight loss surgery may be in the microbes

Changes in gut microbes may contribute to the dramatic weight loss seen in gastric bypass patients. Does the future hold a surgery-free bypass? Are …

Cell Fibers Could Be Woven Into Organ Transplants of the Future - D-brief

By Breanna Draxler | April 2, 2013 12:25 pm<p>Formation of metre-long core-shell hydrogel microfibre containing cells. <i>Image courtesy of Shoji Takeuchi</i> …

Body's anti-HIV 'training manual' offers vaccine hopes

<b>The body's own "training manual" for attacking HIV has been recorded by US scientists and it is hoped it can be used to design vaccines.</b><p>HIV mutates in order to survive the onslaught of a patient's immune system.<p>However, some patients develop highly effective antibodies that can neutralise huge …

How Toxic Dumping Led To Tragedy In A Small Seaside Town

An excerpt from Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, a new book about a town in New Jersey devastated by industrial pollution<p>The Fernicola brothers, Nick and Frank, grew up in the dirt cowboy subculture of the New Jersey waste industry. Their father, also named Nicholas (his son always …

Researchers see antibody evolve against HIV

article<p>Nature News & Comment<p>Study could aid development of more effective …

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Turtles: Little change in 210 million years

<b>WASHINGTON U. – ST. LOUIS (US) —</b> About one-third the evolutionary rate of humans, the western painted turtle’s evolution is like its speed on the …

Tiny Octopus-Like Microorganisms Named After Lovecraft's Cthulhu

Newly discovered tiny octopus-like microorganisms have been named after the fictional monsters created by American horror author H.P. Lovecraft. The …

Our Top 10 Most-Pinned Spring Blooms

Give an organic feel to your arrangement with a log vase. To make your own, simply drill a hole in a log and add a jar full of your favorite spring blooms.

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Contact 1: A 200,000 Piece Sci-Fi LEGO Masterwork by Mike Doyle | Colossal

<p>From the brilliant mind of New Jersey artist Mike Doyle (I’ve previously featured his spooky victorian houses), comes Contact 1 the first in a …

Articles about jens risoms block island family retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.<p>The designer's granddaughter muses on growing up and living with his well-loved creations.<p>A tribute to honor the 100th birthday of midcentury master Jens Risom.<p>Jens Risom …

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28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

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Dreamy Photography by Weerapong Chaipuck

I've been making plans for a big trip through some nice places around the world, and it's always great to see some pictures to inspire me to go to …

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Decorating eggs is a great way to get in a springtime frame of mind. These egg-shaped whoopie pies are just as brightly colored as their hard-boiled counterparts. The sponge pie shells are filled with light, fluffy marshmallow buttercream, which perfectly suits the lightness of the season. Serve …

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