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Pretty cool mural, right? But know what's even cooler? It's made out of almost 86,000 Rubik's cubes. http://www.popsci.com/science/gallery/2013-03/high-fashion-zoo-animals-and-other-amazing-images-week?src=SOC&dom=fb

Video: Science Settles the Charcoal vs. Gas Grilling Debate

Author: Daniela Hernandez. Daniela Hernandez Science<p>Date of Publication: 03.29.13.<p>Time of Publication: 12:56 pm. 12:56 pm<p>Winter is finally beginning …

Sugar rush spurs plants to grow up - Futurity

U. PENNSYLVANIA (US) — Like animals, plants go through several stages of development before they …

Scientists build robotic ant colony to find out how real ants choose directions

As anyone who's ever observed an ant farm will attest, ants tend to pick the most efficient route through their maze to a food source, even when confronted with two seemingly identical routes. Scientists weren't exactly sure how ants are able to do this, especially with limited vision and limited …

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 …

Why Mars exploration will be suspended in April, 2013

Planet Mars mission controllers are preparing to suspend explorations of the Red Planet via spacecraft for 17 to 21 days in April, 2013.<p>The planet …

Bee deaths stir up renewed buzz

This past winter has been exceptionally rough for honeybees — and although it's too early to say exactly why, the usual suspects range from pesticides that appear to cause memory loss to pests that got an exceptionally early start last spring.<p>Friday marked the start of an annual survey that asks …