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The science of heat transfer confirms the wisdom of Italian pizzaiolos.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Some states still fall behind in election security for the midterms.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Food scientists are developing food for astronauts that stays nutritious and fresh for at least three years.

Rebecca Boyle, Contributor

Researchers detect presence of proteins in the saliva of people who ate bitter foods.

James Gaines, Contributor

Analysis of vessel interactions reveals large potential for illegal activities, researchers say.

Tracy Staedter, Contributor

Artifacts suggest that an extinct human species left Africa about 250,000 years earlier than previously thought.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Drones may spare groves from mass infestation.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Growing interest in minimally processed wines is shaking up the wine industry.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Nutrition, food safety and local norms among many considerations that aid groups weigh before and during disaster response.

James Gaines, Contributor

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