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Evolutionary theory gone wrong

Evolution? It is only a theory, many creationists will tell you.<p>"Only a theory" is meant to be dismissive, yet much of science is based on things …

Climate milestone: CO2 in Earth’s air tops 400 parts per million

It’s the highest measurement of carbon dioxide in Earth’s air since 1958. It’s possible there has not been this much CO2 in our air in more than 3 …

Steak Salad with Cucumber, Peppers, and Spicy Fish Sauce Vinaigrette

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. And when life gives you pounds and pounds of leftover top quality dry-aged beef, you make a steak salad with cucumbers, peppers, herbs, and a spicy fish …

33 Fresh, Springy Salads with Seasonal Produce

Peas, radishes, artichokes, and whoever else showed up to spring.<p>With the amazing produce spring brings, one of the best ways to enjoy it is in a fresh salad. From snap peas to radishes to artichokes, here are some great ideas for tossing together these seasonal veggies.

Cooking Channel

Step away from the store-bought sweets and win the potluck this summer with Cooking Channel’s best recipes for summer desserts.<p>Make the ultimate …

Nigeria using satellites to monitor crops, watch for oil spills, and help the military

While NASA's Curiosity rover project is focused on learning more about other planets, Nigeria's space program is collecting crucial data that's directly helping the country in a variety of ways. According to a <i>BBC</i> report, the two satellites Nigeria has launched in the last few years are helping the …

Caffeine-Addicted Bacteria Die If You Give Them Decaf

Engineered E. coli could be used to clean caffeine-polluted waterways.<p>Caffeine. Like so many other wonderful compounds that provide a lift, buzz, high or other pleasant side effect, caffeine under certain circumstances is toxic. It's most certainly poisonous to humans in high amounts, but even …

Ready to learn? The science behind the experiment – video

Thousands of children are taking part in an online activity survey to explore the links between nutrition, exercise and sleep and children's …

GM potato research raises hope, history and controversy in Ireland

Ewen Mullins is the face of modern Ireland: young, cosmopolitan, highly educated, he is a plant scientist whose work on a genetically modified potato …

Scientists develop bacteria that needs caffeine to survive and reproduce

Scientists at the University of Texas and the University of Iowa have created a synthetic bacteria that grows thanks to one of humankind's favorite stimulants — caffeine. According to a report from <i>Quartz</i>, this bacteria can be added to any caffeinated beverage and it'll grow according to the levels …

DNA splits new look-alike lemurs

<b>DUKE (US) —</b> Scientists have identified two new species of mouse lemur, the saucer-eyed, teacup-sized primates native to the African island of …

Video: What if wild animals ate fast food

Be forewarned: It’s goofy.<p>Be forewarned: It’s goofy. Here is a video that shows what some members of the wild animal kingdom might look like if they …

3D scans reveal hair and facial features of unborn babies

These three dimensional scans of babies while still in the womb are some of the most detailed ever achieved, revealing details including hair, skin texture and even facial expressions.<p>The high definition scanning technology uses multiple beams of ultrasound and state of the art software to build a …

Scientists Build Hollow Virus For Cheaper Vaccines

This foot-and-mouth virus has a stable exterior, but no genetic material in its interior.<p>Call it hollow-hearted. Researchers have built a mimic of the outer capsule of the foot-and-mouth disease virus. Inside, where the virus' genetic material normally lives, is empty.<p>Such synthetic virus-like …

Kinect-powered SimSensi can diagnose depression by tracking body movements and facial expressions

There's no doubt that enterprising hardware enthusiasts are finding uses for Microsoft's Kinect that go far beyond gaming. Take SimSensi, for example — a digital interface that asks questions to help diagnose potentially depressed individuals. SimSensi performs its initial diagnosis not by …

Robotic jellyfish could one day patrol oceans, clean oil spills, and detect pollutants

Researchers are working on a multi-university, nationwide project for the U.S. Navy that one day will put life-like autonomous robot jellyfish in …