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New flamboyant dinosaur named after speedy god

Newly discovered dino with skull protrusion like "decorative fins on classic 1950s cars" gets a name like a god (and a car).

By June 19, 2014

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Velociraptor robot nearly as fast as Cheetah

A newly created running robot based on the Velociraptor is faster than Usain Bolt, and closing in on the first robot that broke Bolt's record.

By May 29, 2014

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Scientists run dinosaur wind-tunnel tests

Researchers looking into the evolution of bird flight take a Microraptor model into a wind tunnel for answers.

By September 18, 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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App of the Day: Inside the World of Dinosaurs

Inside the World of Dinosaurs, made right here in Australia, opens up a comprehensive and interactive encyclopedia of the prehistoric beasts that so fascinate us — narrated by Stephen Fry.

By February 27, 2012

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100-million-year-old spider attack captured in amber

A once-in-a-lifetime find yields a 100-million-year-old piece of history featuring a fossilized spider attacking a wasp caught in its web.

By October 9, 2012

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MIT startup offers highly engineered dress socks

Humble dress socks get a high-tech overhaul thanks to advanced engineering and 3D knitting processes.

By June 27, 2013

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Just in time: Scientists propose vaporizing asteroids

DE-STAR is a space-based laser gun that could destroy or deflect incoming comets and asteroids. Who's gonna build it?

By February 15, 2013

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He is robot raptor, hear him roar

By August 17, 2005

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Free software is dead. Long live open source

Open source has displaced free software in the broad open-source movement because it enables businesses and individuals to focus on code, not ideology.

By September 25, 2009