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Most luminous galaxy glows like 300 trillion suns, says NASA

Someone left a bright nightlight on in the universe. One of NASA's spacecrafts located the shiniest galaxy ever discovered.

By May 22, 2015

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Why do you look so mad, bro? Maybe it's the red shirt

The tendency for men to be "red-faced" when they get angry has turned the color red into a social red flag, according to a Durham University study.

By May 13, 2015

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Rare direct image of a super-Jupiter exoplanet

A giant planet 11 times the mass of Jupiter has been directly photographed, the closest such planet to Earth we've seen with our own eyes.

By May 10, 2015

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Mutant super-spiders weave webs stronger than bulletproof material

A team of Italian scientists turns ordinary spiders into super-spiders that can produce a web with fibers stronger than Kevlar. Hopefully the finding will also lead to a better Spider-Man movie.

By May 9, 2015

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Science now helping to develop better chocolate

Scientists have used X-ray to peer into the sweet brown heart of chocolate to discover what causes it to turn white.

By May 7, 2015

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A brilliant new turntable from a 100-plus-year-old company

As the vinyl sales boom soars, Thorens releases a new turntable, the TD 203.

By April 25, 2015

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Kickstarter project Tiko promises 3D printing for $179

Boasting a unique unibody design and unparalleled price tag, the Tiko could bring 3D printing to the mainstream. But if you want one, be prepared to wait.

By April 22, 2015

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Volkswagen bus to be revived as an electric vehicle

Cancelled in 2013, the classic Volkswagen Camper may find a new lease on life as an eco-friendly EV.

By April 19, 2015

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Motion-powered 'smart' fabric could charge your electronics

A new type of fabric is designed to collect and store static electricity in order to give your personal devices a power boost.

By April 13, 2015

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Parkes Observatory: Extraterrestrial messages or microwave noodles?

Strange signals picked up by the radio telescope pointed towards the stars in Parkes, Australia have a rather more mundane origin.

By April 12, 2015