Four tips for bake-off worthy cakes

You’ll need real skill and training to do something like this, but you can always improve with a little practice. (American Heritage Chocolate/Unsplash/) This story was originally featured on Saveur. For no-fail, sky-high layer cakes, like the fluffy Southern cakes from Ben Mims’ story Southern Dreams, there are a few simple rules to follow. These […]

Texas A&M research explores how melanoma grows and spreads

The first step in treating cancer is understanding how it starts, grows and spreads throughout the body. A relatively new cancer research approach is the study of metabolites, the products of different steps in cancer cell metabolism, and how those substances interact. To date, research like this has focused mostly on cancerous tissues; however, normal […]

Statue of mysterious woman with ‘Star Wars’-like headdress found in Mexico

A 500-year-old statue of a mysterious woman wearing a large, “Star Wars”-like headdress has been discovered in central Mexico, according to Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). The 6.5-foot-tall (2 meters) limestone statue depicts a young woman dressed in elaborate clothes and jewelry, including a circular pendant, known as an “oyohualli,” on a […]

Newborn megalodon sharks were larger than most adult humans

megalodon shark jaws

“Baby shark” has taken on a whole new meaning. Newborn megalodon sharks were supersized fish larger than most adult humans, a new study suggests. An analysis of the growth rates of the ancient ocean predators, which lived between about 23 million and 2.5 million years ago, estimates that the sharks started life at about 2 […]

No limit to cardiovascular benefits of exercise, study finds — ScienceDaily

Physical activity is not only associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, but there is no threshold for that association, with the lowest risk of cardiovascular disease seen for those who are most active, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Terence Dwyer of University of Oxford, UK, and […]

Rolling phones, smart glasses, and other cool new tech from CES 2021

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Like plants do: non-classical photosynthesis by earth’s inorganic semiconducting minerals

IMAGE: Earth-abundant minerals convert sunlight into chemical energy, hinting at the evolution of photosynthesis in early bacteria view more  Credit: Earth Science Frontiers Photosynthesis, the process by which plants and other organisms convert sunlight into chemical energy, has been a major player during the evolution of life and our planet’s atmosphere. Although most of the ins […]

Meipu teeth shed light on the human settlement of Asia

Comparison of the upper first molar of Meipu with other fossils from Africa, Asia and Europe. Credit: S. Xing et al María Martinón-Torres and José María Bermúdez de Castro, researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), have participated in a study published in the Journal of Human Evolution, on one […]

Florida manatee with ‘Trump’ scraped into back spurs a federal investigation

A manatee with the word “Trump” scratched into its back has triggered a federal investigation that could end in jail time for the culprit. Whether the mutilation will harm the animal’s long-term health, however, is not yet known. According to the Citrus County Chronicle, the manatee was found swimming in Blue Hole in the headwaters […]