How the ‘Wandering Meatloaf’ Got Its Rock-Hard Teeth

The dentition of the gumboot chiton, a lumbering mollusk, contains a rare mineral never before seen in a living animal.

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Technology Could Turn You Into a Tiffany

Augmented reality, 3-D printing and other advances are changing the jewelry business. Soon, they might help you become your own designer.

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How an Eight-Sided ‘Egg’ Ended Up in a Robin’s Nest

An experiment by evolutionary biologists offers new insights into birds’ brains.

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A Possible Weapon Against the Pandemic: Printing Human Tissue

Bioprinting could be used for testing potential treatments for Covid-19, cancer and other diseases.

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Why Is This Chocolate Shimmering Like a Rainbow?

This tasty treat is additive free, and it turns iridescent with a little help from physics.

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Trump Bets Business Will Answer Call to Fight Virus, but Strategy Bewilders Firms

It remains unclear if the effort to enlist companies like General Motors, Apple and Hanes constitutes an effective strategy.

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