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The news that expanded our universe this year.

Inside Science Staff

Wide array of multi colored foods on a table, including peppers, herbs, tomatoes, cured meats and more.

A new paper shows just how diverse the biochemicals in our food are, and how hard it is to understand how they impact our bodies.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Using media to brighten up dull tasks leaves adolescents feeling both better and worse.

Amanda Heidt, Contributor

Features common to the world's music may underlie a universal musical grammar, according to a controversial new study.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

We have combined the faces of more than 500 Nobel laureates to visualize the average winner of the Nobel Prizes in physiology or medicine, physics, and chemistry.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Doing dangerous things in pursuit of new knowledge was par for the course for this Prussian polymath, born 250 years ago this month.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

New distilling technique creates a new, refreshing use for mashed peas.

Brian Owens, Contributor

New research reveals the physics behind the darkening of yellow pigments in old paintings.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Image of a jellyfish chip, mostly translucent, on a black background

Researchers find a new method for making jellyfish into an edible product with an enticing, crisp texture.

Bailey Bedford, Contributor

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