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Scientists put backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

Australian scientists are fitting bees with tiny sensors so they can monitor and study the insects' drastically diminishing populations.

By Jan. 14, 2014

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Gingrich: Space colony yay! Romney: Nay!

The two Republican candidates, battling for supremacy in the Republican war of the stars, have markedly different views about our need to export our technological excellence to set up a little earth on the moon.

By Jan. 26, 2012

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Cybersecurity done the ant colony way

Scientists at Wake Forest are creating security software inspired by the swarming intelligence used by ants to deter intruders.

By Sep. 28, 2009

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Mars One pares down list of would-be colonists to 1,058

The project, which aims to send colonists to Mars starting in 2024, has completed its first selection of astronauts -- and potential reality TV stars.

By Dec. 31, 2013

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Flies run on tiny treadmills, watch videos for science

Stanford scientists set flies up on a fly-sized treadmill, showed them videos, and discovered a common thread between the insects and humans.

By Jan. 27, 2014

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Stephen Hawking: In 50 years, we'll be living on the moon

It seems as if this century will be the real Space Age, according to the famed physicist.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Why I want to live in space: Mars One book to show human side

With its upcoming book of essays and applicant letters, the nonprofit trying to colonize Mars seeks a deeper, more communal understanding about what it may be like to travel to the Red Planet and never come back.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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New chip lets scientists listen in on bacteria

Researchers at Columbia University say their chip lets them electrochemically image biofilms to "listen to the bacteria as they talk to each other."

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Why has Forrester's CEO become an Apple doomsayer?

According to the CEO of market research firm Forrester, Apple only has a few more good years left in it if Tim Cook's at the helm.

By Apr. 25, 2012

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Global warming to create horses like cats, snakes like horses?

I'm not sure we're ready for this, but global warming may ruin horse racing -- if paleontologists' descriptions (and prognostications) are to be believed.

By Nov. 6, 2013