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Natural wonder and human woe in 2014's best satellite shots

You are being watched. From music festivals to political conflict, check out some of the most spectacular and startling satellite images of Earth captured in 2014.

By December 9, 2014

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Mice implanted with human brain cells become smarter

Implanting mice with human astrocytes makes them demonstrably more intelligent than their non-human-hybrid peers.

By December 2, 2014

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Orion test flight takes humans closer to Mars (pictures)

NASA's next-gen Orion crew vessel is going on a test flight, and it's taking millions of names and some "Sesame Street" memorabilia with it.

10 Images By December 2, 2014

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Stephen Hawking: Humans evolve slowly, AI could stomp us out

In the latest of his pessimistic thoughts on the future, the famed physicist warns yet again of the end of the human race.

By December 2, 2014

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Orion space test flight a giant step toward humans on Mars

Before we can go to Mars, we need a reliable vehicle to get us there. NASA's big test flight of Orion will help pave the way for manned deep-space missions.

By December 2, 2014

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Tracking tactful leopards on the prowl near human homes

Researchers tracking leopards found them to be quite good neighbors, despite their ability to tear other large mammals to shreds.

By November 21, 2014

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Nano-scale sculptures re-create the human body in the eye of a needle

Microscopic sculptures by artist Jonty Hurwitz are so tiny that they can fit easily inside the eye of a needle, on a human hair -- or on the forehead of an ant.

By November 13, 2014

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Humanity lands on a comet

The first ever attempt to land on a comet is a success, Mark Cuban helps launch Ocho, Apple faces lawsuit over iMessage and Taylor Swift and Spotify face off.

By November 12, 2014

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We are legion: Pairs of humans communicate brain-to-brain

In a continuation of earlier research, University of Washington scientists have demonstrated human brain-to-brain communication with multiple pairs of people.

By November 6, 2014

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Friday Poll: Could AI threaten humanity?

Elon Musk opened up a wave of discussion with his assertion that artificial intelligence has the potential to do horrible things to humanity.

By October 31, 2014