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Bill Nye the Beethoven nut survives natural selection

The Science Guy improved in Week 2 of "Dancing With The Stars." Pretending to be Beethoven dancing the paso doble, he lives to dance another day.

By Sep. 24, 2013

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iPhone orchestra: Roll over, Beethoven

University of Michigan students winding up a course on turning mobile phones into musical instruments will take to the stage to perform their original compositions.

By Dec. 4, 2009

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The end is Nye for Bill on 'Dancing With The Stars'

With a torn quadriceps tendon and less talent than many other contestants, it was no surprise that the Science Guy bit the dust. But he offered once last dance. It was supposed to be jazz.

By Sep. 30, 2013

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Cadenza: You play, and a full orchestra plays with you

Dream of playing along with world-class symphonies? Now, a Harvard-backed app heads to your mobile device to give you instant portable orchestral backup that adjusts to your playing in real time.

By Mar. 18, 2014

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John Lennon gets his own Mercury impact crater

John Lennon's name is now part of a heavenly body, with the pop-rocker joining some esteemed company on Mercury's surface.

By Dec. 20, 2013

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Bill Nye's partner dishes on dancing with the Science Guy

Tyne Stecklein, Bill Nye's professional dancing partner on "Dancing with the Stars," takes to Reddit to talk about her time with one of the world's most popular nerds.

By Oct. 14, 2013

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Let it be: Dentist wants to clone John Lennon from tooth DNA

Michael Zuk, a Canadian dentist, has already bought one of John Lennon's teeth. Next step: clone the rest.

By Aug. 22, 2013

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Short people have lower IQs? A shortie takes umbrage

Two recent studies focus on the apparent drawbacks of being vertically challenged, but Crave's Leslie Katz, a lifelong short person herself, can't help looking down on the research.

By Mar. 4, 2014

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Twitter grammar police say musicians can't write

A writing enhancement startup called Grammarly decides to analyze celebrities' tweets. Musicians are, it seems, even worse writers than politicians.

By Jun. 5, 2013

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Can technology improve the sound of 300-year-old violins?

The Audiophiliac discusses the state of the art of violin making with a master builder.

By May. 1, 2013