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autopsy

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Preserved woolly-mammoth autopsy shows cloning is a real possibility

A female woolly mammoth unearthed in Siberia has undergone necropsy, and scientists believe they will be able to extract high-quality DNA.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Paleontologists discover 'chicken from hell' dinosaur

Scientists from the Carnegie and Smithsonian museums, as well as the University of Utah, have unveiled a new dinosaur they have dubbed the "chicken from hell."

By Mar. 20, 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 Jan. 10, 2014

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ATM hacker Barnaby Jack dies

The security researcher, who was expected to demonstrate newly-discovered pacemaker vulnerabilities at Black Hat next week, made headlines in 2010 when he hacked an ATM in front of an audience.

By Jul. 26, 2013

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Teen electrocuted while working on unplugged computer

A 16-year-old is stripping down a family computer, which is unplugged. He dies. An autopsy reveals electrocution burns.

By Oct. 9, 2012

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Google Nexus 10 rated 'extremely repairable' after teardown

Gadget autopsy specialists PowerbookMedic have ripped into the Nexus 10 with gusto, finding it marvellously easy to disassemble.

By Nov. 19, 2012

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Brain scan may spot disease in athletes while they're still alive

Until now, a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- considered to have played a role in the deaths of former NFL players -- could be diagnosed only postmortem.

By Jan. 23, 2013

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Girls with Nerf guns: Toy retailer creates gender-swapped catalog

A Swedish toy catalog goes equal opportunity by handing boy toys to girls and vice versa. Why is this such a big deal?

By Nov. 26, 2012

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Dead British gamer's father warns of blood clot risks

Chris Staniforth, 20, died in May of a pulmonary embolism brought on by marathon Xbox sessions. His family wants gamers to know the risks of prolonged sessions.

By Jul. 30, 2011

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Obama to get NSA-secured BlackBerry 8830

US President Barack Obama will soon be sporting the modern symbol of America: a BlackBerry in a belt holster. He's getting a super-secure BlackBerry 8830 for his presidential email

By Apr. 27, 2009