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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Vanilla is more than a standby ice cream flavor. It’s used to flavor approximately 18,000 food products worldwide and in nearly every sweet you can think of.

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Sitting on a volcanic zone in the Pacific Ring of Fire, Japan is prone to earthquakes – like the one felt earlier this week.

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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 island of Tongatapu and the nearby smaller islands – all part of the Kingdom of Tonga archipelago in the southern Pacific Ocean

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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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This animation zooms in on the massive star system Eta Carinae, located in the Carina Nebula.

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Sentinel-2A brings us over the snowy landscape of the Putorana Plateau in northern Central Siberia.

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Fossil fuel combustion and associated air pollution and carbon dioxide (CO2) as the root cause of much of the ill health of children today.

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Hummingbirds are among nature’s most agile fliers.

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Sentinel-2A brings us over the snowy landscape of the Putorana Plateau in northern Central Siberia.

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some tips to get the most from that smartphone battery.

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Some 3.9 billion years ago in the heart of a distant galaxy, the intense tidal pull of a monster killer black hole shredded a star that passed too close.

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Glaciers cover 11% of Iceland’s landscape, the largest being the Vatnajökull – known as the Vatna Glacier

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

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The Chinese city of Shanghai is pictured in this Sentinel-2A image from 16 December 2015.

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The island of Tongatapu and the nearby smaller islands – all part of the Kingdom of Tonga archipelago in the southern Pacific Ocean

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