A new book puts everyday food additives under the microscope to demystify the weird alchemy that goes into making them. (And, if nothing else, to show how cool they look.)
Japanese scientists have invented a touchable hologram, bringing our sci-fi fantasies one step closer to reality.
A sprawling WWII bomb shelter in London has been transformed into the world's first urban underground farm. And it might just change the future of food.
A swarm of insects so large it’s showing up on US weather radars is currently besieging a small town in Texas. Best get your bug spray ready.
Ever wonder what happens behind the doors of science labs? Daniel Stier's sharp, strangely tranquil photos will show you.
Think your backyard BBQ is impressive? These guys just cooked a steak with lava. (Mmmm. Lava.)
Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson – aka Mr Cosmos – is coming to Australia. To prepare for his arrival, let’s revisit the most astounding fact he knows about the universe.
Visit the Subzero Lab where scientists create avalanches, snowflake by snowflake.
There are plenty of ways to show the effects of climate change. Few are as arresting as these lines of fire, which outline where glaciers used to be.
That’s no mirage: these pastel-coloured pools in the Utah desert are actually used to make fertiliser. (We could have sworn they were making crayons.)
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