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Prehistoric worm with super armor found in China

Scientists have found the fossil of an ancient worm called Hairy Collins' Monster, one of the first creatures to grow rows of spiky armor on its back. It's the King Koopa of lobopodians.

By June 29, 2015

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Freaky Burgess Shale fossil finds its head

Researchers have found teeny tiny teeth in a creature half a billion years old so strange it was named Hallucigenia.

By June 24, 2015

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Skin that can see is octopus camouflage superpower

A protein in octopus skin is similar to a light-detecting protein found in the eye, enabling the cephalopods' amazing camouflage skills.

By May 21, 2015

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San Francisco introduces free, solar-powered electric vehicle charging

In a demonstration project, San Francisco unveiled three installations of an off-the-grid solar-powered charging station, allowing electric vehicle owners to pull up and charge for free.

By April 17, 2015

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Watch the Assassin's Creed IV launch trailer

Assassin's Creed: Black Flag launches on 29 October, so here's the launch trailer and a few facts to whet your appetite.

By October 23, 2013

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Twitter to award board members with millions

Under a new plan, non-employee directors could make up to $16 million for their service on Twitter's board.

By October 23, 2013

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Assassin's Creed series turned into epic slasher movie saga

Follow in footsteps of several generations of assassins as a devout gamer crafts full-length movies from the various Assassin's Creed video games.

By April 26, 2013

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Facebook elects second woman to board

UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann joins Sheryl Sandberg in adding a womanly touch to the social network's once males-only club.

By March 6, 2013

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Qualcomm CEO details a 'born mobile' world at 2013 CES

Paul Jacobs gave a pre-show CES keynote that featured everyone from Microsoft's Steve Ballmer to Desmond Tutu. He detailed a world where everything is connected and showed how Qualcomm fits in.

By January 7, 2013

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Songwriters remind Pandora: You're profiting from our songs

Ahead of a congressional hearing about royalty rates, a group of songwriters sing their famous hits and say that without them, Pandora and Web radio have nothing to sell.

By November 28, 2012