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The Science Behind Making the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

Have you ever felt your chocolate chip cookies were lacking in flavor, texture, or some other aspect you desperately sought? Well, the truth behind making chocolate chip cookies and achieving the desired results has to do with ingredients you use, as well as science. Think of the cookie recipe as your scientific experiment and, by […]

Scientists Accidently Discover Cells That Make Leukemia Cells Non-Cancerous

Scientific researchers from TSRI (The Scripps Research Institute) were attempting to engineer cells for people suffering from immune cell deficiencies and develop a new antibody therapy. Immune cell deficiencies happen when the body does not product the sufficient number of white blood cells—the cells vital for fighting infections. The scientists initially were looking for ways […]

Austria’s Largest State Gets 100% of Its Electricity from Renewables

As countries around the world look for eco-friendly and clean energy solutions, one country is leading the way on getting its energy from renewable sources: Austria. Austria is part of the European Union (EU). In recent years, the EU has tasked member nations to reduce their reliance upon fossil fuels and develop alternative, eco-friendly, and […]

Archaeologists Speculate over Possible Secret Hidden in King Tut’s Tomb

A team of archaeologists and scientists have discovered a possible secret that has been hidden in King Tut’s tomb. The secret was accidently discovered when the team was making high resolution scans using infrared thermography to take pictures of the tomb. Originally, the purpose of taking the infrared scans was to use them to build […]

Five Halloween Costume Ideas for Science Lovers

Dressing up as a famous scientist, like Albert Einstein, or Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory, might seem like a great costume idea. Unfortunately, your other science-loving friends may have the same idea. Who really wants to be at a Halloween party where there are numerous clones of the same person? If you want to […]

Scientists Plan to Resurrect 30,000 Year Old Virus

Scientists want to resurrect a recently unearthed 30,000 year old virus found in the frozen tundra of Siberia. For years, Siberia has been a frozen wasteland, with its secrets waiting to be discovered. With recent shifts in the climate and global warming, the frozen wasteland is starting to thaw, as temperatures remain warmer for longer […]

Scientists Discover New Species of Human Ancestor

When American paleoanthropologist Lee R. Berger and his team of scientists from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa were first tipped off by a group of spelunkers that there was a previously inaccessible section of the local Rising Star Cave filled with bones, it’s doubtful that they could have predicted the gravity of […]