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ecology

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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

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Plundering the fungal factories of ants for new drugs

In the search for powerful anticancer and antifungal drugs, scientists look somewhere new -- fungus-farming ants.

By August 5, 2014

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Deep thoughts from aquanauts: Meet the Mission 31 undersea team

Who would live underwater for weeks at a time -- and in view of the public? Get to know Fabien Cousteau and his crew doing it for science, bragging rights, and, uh, the freeze-dried food.

By June 1, 2014

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Two heads aren't better than one, study says

Do you believe in the wisdom of crowds? Well, a Princeton study suggests less wisdom there than you might imagine.

By April 24, 2014

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Flipboard buys Zite from CNN to quash a rival

Zite will fade away as a standalone app, as Flipboard folds the rival's recommendation tech into its own news reader.

By March 5, 2014

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Wikileaks publishes draft of secretive TPP trade pact

Comparing the Trans-Pacific Partnership to SOPA, critics say the 12-nation treaty currently being secretly negotiated could limit Internet freedoms.

By November 13, 2013

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Oarfish necropsy: Washed-up sea serpents reveal secrets

Researchers dissect an 18-foot-long oarfish and discover some more unusual creatures on the inside.

By October 29, 2013

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One (alleged) cause of climate change you've never heard of

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says humans are to blame for our warming planet. Crave's Eric Mack recalls a time in Alaska where he learned exactly which humans could be most responsible.

By October 2, 2013

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Scientists uncover frozen mammoth, blood flows out

A Siberian expedition finds a well-preserved woolly mammoth. When scientists investigate, blood comes running out, lending hope to an ambitious cloning project.

By May 29, 2013

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Hyundai's E4U vehicle is an egg on training wheels

Hyundai's new personal motor vehicle comes with headgear that serves as the "roof."

By April 3, 2013