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Were dinosaurs tripping on the grass they ate?

A fossil found in an amber mine in Myanmar reveals what's believed to be the oldest grass species ever found, with a fungus linked to LSD growing on it that dinosaurs may have snacked on.

By February 10, 2015

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Neil deGrasse Tyson shares meaning of life with 6-year-old, nails it

It's an impossible question to answer -- unless you're Neil deGrasse Tyson. Watch the famed astrophysicist take on a young boy's loaded query, and knock it out of the park.

By January 17, 2015

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DeGrasse Tyson offends some with Isaac Newton Christmas Day tweet

The astrophysicist reminds that Christmas Day commemorated the birth of a child who would change the world: Isaac Newton. Not everyone is impressed.

By December 28, 2014

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Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson rates 'Interstellar'

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson frequently uses Twitter to rate how well popular sci-fi films follow scientific principles. How did Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" stack up?

By November 10, 2014

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Geeks tend to be Democrats, says DeGrasse Tyson

The "Cosmos" presenter and astrophysicist muses that Republicans are desperate to attract the nerd set.

By July 27, 2014

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: US need not lose its edge in science

The famed astrophysicist says there's a reason some chemical elements are named for places in the US -- and that we don't have to leave those glory days in the past.

By June 20, 2014

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On SNL, Neil DeGrasse Tyson fails to get 'Fox And Friends' to see science

The "Cosmos" presenter, played here by Kenan Thompson, attempts to help the "Fox And Friends" presenters grasp the cruder points of climate change. It isn't easy.

By April 6, 2014

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Post Modern Skateboard has no board, just two wheels

Two unconnected wheels along with a good sense of balance power a new take on the old skateboard.

By March 19, 2015

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Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

With the first thought-controlled bionic leg pioneered in Chicago, the next steps for smart prosthetics are refining them for widespread use and tackling a huge hurdle: sensory feedback.

By October 12, 2013

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No juice? SXSW has many fixes to a dead phone battery

With throngs of people running around from event to event during the South by Southwest festival, there's bound to be some dying phones. Luckily -- from Saint Bernard dogs to solar gas pumps -- there's no shortage of ways to solve that problem.

By March 15, 2015