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Someday, such supports could allow meat in the lab to grow from tiny hamburger-nuggets into something more like steak.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

New research indicates that new technologies emerged on the island separately from Eurasian innovations.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The researchers hope to resurrect a variety of date that was praised in antiquity but lost to time.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

An experiment off the coast of California may bolster efforts to make biocrude from "the Sequoia of the sea."

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

If we were on track to curb climate change, methane levels would be dropping. Instead, they are spiking.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

A month's worth of cool science stories summed up.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Eating softer processed foods changed the position of humans' adult teeth, making it easier to say sounds like "f" and "v," new research suggests.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The bright colors of a variety of citrus fruits, including lemons, limes and other tart fruits fill the foreground of the image. The background includes white lines of the DNA double helix.

Scientists identify two genes behind plant cell pumps that produce sourness -- and variation in flower color.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The photo shows more than 15 lettuce plants growing atop two rows of boxes with black tops, green leaves spreading out from the center, as tubing curls between the boxes.

Scientists are trying to perfect a technique for growing crops in space so that astronauts have enough food to get to Mars and back.

Benjamin Plackett, Contributor

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