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cretaceous

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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 Sep. 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 Jul. 23, 2013

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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 Oct. 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 Jun. 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 Feb. 15, 2013

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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 Sep. 25, 2009