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Watch RNA sequencing and astronomy expressed as dance

Every year, Science magazine challenges PhD students to explain the topic of their thesis in the form of dance. This year's finalists are in.

By October 27, 2014

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Language barrier? Free NASA guide delves into talk with aliens

Astronomers have long searched for life on other planets. But what happens when we find it? This e-book lays the groundwork.

By May 28, 2014

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Bigfoot dead? Hunter plans to take Sasquatch corpse on tour

Texas hunter Rick Dyer recently posted new photos of "Hank" the Bigfoot, who he claims to have killed in 2012. Skeptics and fans can see the mythical body up close with a planned carcass tour.

By January 10, 2014

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The Week in Pictures: Chromecast and Cassini shots

Some of the top tech images of the week include Google's attempt to change the way we watch TV, CNET's big news on appliance reviews, and paleontologists digging up a huge dinosaur tail.

By July 27, 2013

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Record dinosaur tail unearthed in Mexico

Paleontologists in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila reveal a 16-foot dinosaur tail with 50 connected vertebrae intact.

By July 23, 2013

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Twitter, hate speech, and the costs of keeping quiet

commentary Purging mass media of hurtful opinions would deny everyone important knowledge. Simply put, says author Greg Lukianoff, it's far better to know that there are bigots among us than to pretend all is well.

By April 7, 2013

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'Dognition' app asks how smart your pooch is

Will Fido be able to get into Harvard? New company started by Duke University professor offers an app that tests dogs' cognitive skills to help their human friends better understand them.

By February 5, 2013

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Infrared satellite survey reveals 17 lost pyramids

Discovery on a massive scale could mean excavations for generations to come. Meanwhile, a robot finds symbols in the Great Pyramid of Giza.

By May 26, 2011

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7 things to consider before Facebook unfriending

Jimmy Kimmel has declared November 17 as National Unfriend Day. We encourage you to participate, but do consider the following advice before going on an unfriending rampage.

By November 8, 2010

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Intel Research Day ponders location, gesture tech

The chipmaker's annual science fair for its researchers shows the company is thinking about where technologies just now coming to consumers will be now and years in the future.

By June 30, 2010