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fossilized

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Blood-filled mosquito fossil found -- still no 'Jurassic Park'

It's not old enough to have slurped dino blood, but a well-fed mosquito from 46 million years ago is the first such fossil to be discovered.

By Oct. 15, 2013

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Paleontologists discover 'chicken from hell' dinosaur

Scientists from the Carnegie and Smithsonian museums, as well as the University of Utah, have unveiled a new dinosaur they have dubbed the "chicken from hell."

By Mar. 20, 2014

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A brand-new dinosaur noses its way into the books

With its prominent proboscis, this newly announced species of dinosaur isn't quite like the Triceratops you remember from those school field trips to the museum.

By Jul. 17, 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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Huge mechanical snake brings Burning Man vibe to CES

CES may be TVs, laptops, and mobile phones galore, but this week, the giant Consumer Electronics Show is also home to Titanoboa, a wonderful art and science project.

By Jan. 7, 2013

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Slime mold a muse for science-minded designers

Design studio Nervous System uses computers to simulate natural processes and create unique designs. Slime mold has inspired tableware, and now fossilized octopus-kin yield jewelry.

By Apr. 18, 2012

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This week in Crave: The quadrillion dollar edition

This week, we joined a "Gangnam Style" flash mob, repelled water with our bodies, and voted for a video game hero for president.

By Oct. 13, 2012

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CES: Reborn Pleo dinobot more interactive, tough

The updated robot dinosaur, Pleo Rb, has a longer battery life and better skin than its predecessor, along with new RFID accessories that trigger different behaviors.

By Jan. 7, 2011

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DIY Weekend: Three generations resuscitate a battered VW

The Kohler clan has a long history with Volkswagens. Now son Jared's squareback restoration project has spawned a multigenerational grease-monkey fest.

By Mar. 4, 2012

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Good Karma on the Vegas strip, by Fisker

Fisker brings its Karma-series hybrid to CES 2012 in Las Vegas, and CNET editor Wayne Cunningham takes it for a spin.

By Jan. 11, 2012