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elephants

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How do elephants keep cancer at bay?

The majestic elephant is unusually resistant to cancer, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists for decades. The answer may lie in its genes.

By October 8, 2015

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Maratus elephans: The peacock spider with an elephant on its butt

A newly described peacock spider is named for the elephant face on its abdomen -- and has an unusual way of dancing.

By March 22, 2015

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Awww: A whole subreddit filled with baby-elephant GIFs

It's Friday, which means we've all made it through another long week. Celebrate in the best way possible by checking out this subreddit dedicated to GIFs of baby elephants.

By October 24, 2014

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Salvador Dali's elephants get the steampunk Lego treatment

Surreality rules in a Lego artist's interpretation of the skinny-legged beasts from Salvador Dali's famous painting "The Elephants."

By March 21, 2014

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Drones help prevent rhino, elephant poaching

Unmanned aerial vehicles trackked rhinos and elephants and could help save some herds from being killed by poachers.

By February 14, 2014

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Thor's hammer weighs 300 billion elephants

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tackles the difficult calculations required to determine the weight of superhero Thor's otherworldly weapon.

By February 8, 2013

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E3 2014: Highlights of Day 1

Nintendo's making toys, Destiny takes gamers back to a familiar place, elephants become weaponised, and a shooter classic makes a comeback in a packed day one for E3.

By June 10, 2014

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Hadoop, the elephant in the enterprise

The open-source software, which has emerged as the de facto standard for big data processing, may be what tips enterprise in the favor of open source, according to some high-level execs.

By June 13, 2012

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Is that an elephant using the Galaxy Note?

Peter the pachyderm proves mighty skilled with a stylus as he plays with Samsung's large-screened smartphone.

By March 28, 2012

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Time to recalculate? Thor's hammer may be a featherweight

Neil deGrasse Tyson's calculations that Thor's hammer weighs as much as 300 billion elephants may be off by about 300 billion elephants.

By February 19, 2013