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So-called cryo-electron microscopy can see the atoms of biological proteins in water.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

A gold medal sits atop a burgundy background, surrounded by waving ribbons. The ribbon atop the medal says Nobel Prize.

Beginning early Monday morning, Inside Science will cover the discoveries behind three of the most anticipated science prizes of the year.

Chris Gorski, Editor

The temperature at which champagne is stored determines what comes out of the bottle.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Dilution may make flavors more readily available to be savored.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Chemical signatures in penguin tail feathers reveal where the birds go in winter months.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Magnified, the whisker-like deposits look like tiny rolled cigars.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

The same salty seawater spray that strengthened ancient Roman piers millennia ago makes modern coastal concrete constructions crumble -- here’s why.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

A new study with potato chips suggests we all perceive scents differently, but culture tells us to agree when naming them.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

The vegan substitute works just as well as egg whites.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

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