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Shell-less ancestor of turtles revealed through holes in its head

A 260 million-year-old fossil has been determined to be the oldest ancestor of turtles found to date, revealing something about the reptile's mysterious past.

By September 2, 2015


Tiny plankton snacking on plastic is a big problem for the food chain

In a short film that shows the dangers of marine pollution, tiny zooplankton can be seen ingesting plastic microbeads.

By July 7, 2015


Aliens will look just like humans, says Cambridge professor

Technically Incorrect: Building on the principle of evolutionary convergence, an academic says it's likely that aliens will resemble us.

By July 2, 2015


Hidden life of the ocean revealed in new giant survey

A team of international scientists has provided an unprecedented look at microscopic life in the ocean.

By May 25, 2015


Ecologic Aircraft concept is part airship, part plane

This whimsical idea for an all-electric craft looks neat, but would it fly?

By February 6, 2013


Thinking inside the box

Package designers use art -- and a little magic -- to make your first glimpse of a new product an unforgettable experience.

By November 2, 2014


Revealed: The new electric Harley

After yesterday's tease, Harley-Davidson unveils Project LiveWire -- the first electric Harley. The firm's promise: New sound, same feeling.

By June 19, 2014


The secret to finding love: Framing theory

Concordia University research suggests those seeking love are especially influenced by information framed negatively.

By May 8, 2014


Bike-mounted 3D printer turns trash into twinkling tokens

In Taipei, a group of young design enthusiasts have kitted out a bike with a computer and 3D printer to turn plastic waste into something useful -- and fun.

By April 14, 2014


Our doom will come sci-fi-style, NASA-funded study says

Uh-oh. The "1 Percent" might just lead to the complete collapse of civilization, according to a study sponsored by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. But all hope is not lost.

By March 17, 2014