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Science creates flatworms with the heads and brains of other flatworms

Without altering its genomic sequence, biologists have created hybrid flatworms with heads and bodies from two different species.

By November 24, 2015


Meet the newly discovered 76-million-year-old pig-nosed turtle

The Arvinachelys goldeni, a now-extinct turtle with a pig's snout was discovered in Utah. It may be "one of the most bizarre turtles that ever lived."

By October 22, 2015


How do elephants keep cancer at bay?

The majestic elephant is unusually resistant to cancer, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists for decades. The answer may lie in its genes.

By October 8, 2015


Science is serious about developing an 'exercise pill'

It's not just for couch potatoes...a pill to at least supplement your workout may arrive one day, and some researchers think they've got a way to make that happen.

By October 7, 2015


Twitter's cultural clout crosses borders

While the microblogging service trails Facebook in usage and revenue, Twitter's impact on society can't be matched.

By October 6, 2015


Jack Dorsey takes on second act as Twitter CEO

One of Twitter's co-founders has come back to help the troubled social-networking company. Seen as part artist, part visionary, the question facing Dorsey now is whether he can turn the company around.

By October 5, 2015


A cure for blindness? Stem cells may hold the key

A 60-year-old is the first person in a test to see whether the foundational cells can help reverse a vision problem called macular degeneration. Early results should arrive in December.

By September 29, 2015


iPhone 6S global launch undeterred by pope's visit or bad weather

From a robot in line in Sydney to the crowds for the visiting pope in New York, this year's iPhone launch festivities had a few extra wrinkles.

By September 24, 2015


Who owns who in the Marvel film universe?

Avengers Un-assembled? CNET breaks down the intricate movie deals that prevent Wolverine from fighting Iron Man any time soon.

By April 27, 2015


Brain-connected prosthetic hand restores a paralysed man's sense of touch

A mind-controlled prosthetic hand created by DARPA has now allowed a paralysed patient to feel physical sensations.

By September 14, 2015