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How to give an albino alligator a CT scan

Getting an alligator to sit still for a CT scan is a challenge, especially when you know he can't be sedated.

By February 14, 2014

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Gator power: Alligator fat pitched as biodiesel

Millions of pounds of fat from alligators, which are not threatened, is thrown away every year but the fat is more suitable than other animal fats for biodiesel, a study finds.

By August 18, 2011

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Crave giveaway: Boombotix Boombot Rex Limited Edition portable speaker

Boombotix is gearing up to release a limited-edition model of its Rex ultraportable wireless speaker, with 20 percent of proceeds going to aid injured bike messengers. Get one for free here.

By August 2, 2013

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'Fatbergs' choking London sewers to be used for energy

The world's largest fat-fueled power station will generate some 130 GWh a year. And "fat icebergs" won't end up in landfill sites.

By April 25, 2013

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Alligator's new prosthetic tail works swimmingly

Mr. Stubbs the alligator gets a prosthetic rubber tail to replace the real one that was bitten off years ago.

By March 12, 2013

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University cutting computer science dept.? An insider's view

The University of Florida is about to gut its computer science department. How can it be that an apparently strong university can consider this? I asked one of the department's professors.

By April 24, 2012

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GUSS: An off-road golf cart for troop support

The military's latest automated vehicle is an off-road combat golf cart. No, really.

By July 9, 2010

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An alligator ate my Amazon package

Blogger Will Collier orders a computer part via Amazon. It doesn't arrive. On talking with an Amazon rep, he says he is told that his delivery was eaten by an alligator.

By March 31, 2010

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John Deere goes olive-drab at Robotics Rodeo

The tractor maker merges jeep styling with high-tech gadgetry in its R-Gator, an unmanned vehicle for recon missions and pack-mule duties.

By September 2, 2009

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Teen sues after suspension for Facebook-hating teacher

A recent high school graduate is suing her former principal after he suspended her for posting negative comments about a teacher on Facebook.

By December 9, 2008