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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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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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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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'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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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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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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Sorry, Facebook friends: Our brains can't keep up

A concept called Dunbar's Number contends that people can only manage relationships with 150 friends at a time. But does that also apply to social networks?

By January 25, 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

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Archaeologists: Mayans were green builders

Team excavating vast ancient city in Belize uses NASA LiDAR technology and reveals a society of rooftop urban agriculture.

By May 12, 2010