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Sharks use their buzz saw mouths to efficiently dismantle prey, ranging from marine mammals and sea turtles to seabirds and an occasional human.

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including the role starches play and some chemistry-backed tips you can use to save stale food like bread and chips.

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Now scientists are one step closer to making graphene audio speakers for mobile devices.

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Artificial “cells” could someday zoom around in the body and deliver medicines to specific locations, act as in-tissue diagnosticians and provide viable replacements for whole cells and organs.

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Of all physical sensations, ticklishness is perhaps the most mysterious.

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Green found that the hibernating toads’ timing can be predicted based on environmental conditions

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a hypothetical photosynthetic human and gives a quick crash course on the chemistry of photosynthesis.

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Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful natural hazards.

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The social behavior of dogs is affected by genes that also appear to influence human behavior

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The oceans are covered with a thin film of organic matter and bacteria, many of which launch out of the water and go airborne.

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Hummingbirds are among nature’s most agile fliers.

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some tips to get the most from that smartphone battery.

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the challenge of total synthesis — the use of chemistry to build any molecule.

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U.S. Forest Service to see if some of its space-age materials could be used in emergency fire shelters to help save firefighters’ lives.

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Food authentication helps spot fake food and ensure that our cheese, olive oil and other foods are the real deal

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For those striving to build muscle, protein is essential.

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Sushi wouldn’t be the same without wasabi.

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Songbirds learn their song when they are young by listening to their father’s or tutor’s song.

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This week, Reactions looks at the science of teeth whitening.

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The simple scientific phenomenon known as osmosis has renewable energy researchers quite excited.

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We know poisonous snakes are dangerous, but what exactly makes snake venom so powerful?

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Vitamin and mineral supplements are everywhere and generate billions of dollars in revenue in the U.S. each year. But do they really work?

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Tornadoes are violent, twisting columns of air with wind speeds over 100 miles per hour that can tear communities apart.

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A new study looks into the history of stone tools used by wild macaques in coastal Thailand.

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Just like early exposure to any other language, early exposure to sign language will support learning language later, whether it’s sign or spoken

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