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Science News from around the World

Here are some brief reports about science and technology from all over, including one from Israel about what DNA reveals about the Dead Sea Scrolls’ parchment. 

2 hours ago — Scott Hershberger

Bread Science: A Yeasty Conversation

“Baking is applied microbiology,” according to the book Modernist Bread . During pandemic lockdowns, many people started baking their own bread. Scientific American contributing editor W...

August 24, 2020 — W. Wayt Gibbs and Steve Mirsky

Translucent Frog Optics Create Camo Color

Rather than undergoing active chameleonlike color changes, glass frogs’ translucency allows light to bounce from their background and go through them—making their apparent color close to their setting...

August 4, 2020 — Emily Schwing
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