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Tim Cook offered ailing Steve Jobs part of his liver, new bio says

A blunt "no!" was Jobs' response, according to a biography being published this month. It was one of the few times Jobs yelled at him in 13 years, Cook says in the book.

By March 13, 2015


Beautiful art made from bacteria, rat liver cells

An artist and a scientist team up to make striking patterns, self-portraits, and other paintings using a most unlikely medium, "tiny, tiny living things."

By September 11, 2014


Scientists awarded $22M in Zuckerberg-backed Breakthrough Prize

The awards were given to researchers from around the world who have solved mysteries such as secret brain circuits and shape-shifting spaces.

By November 9, 2015


Amazing shot of pollen-covered honeybee eye wins Nikon competition

The Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition lets us see the world up close. This year's winner turned his lens on the eye of a honeybee.

By October 17, 2015


Marvel's 'Jessica Jones' shows off her superpowers in new Netflix trailer

The superhero-turned-detective skips the stairs and uses her powers to commute to work much more quickly.

By October 8, 2015


Steve Jobs lauded by Apple execs on fourth anniversary of his death

CEO Tim Cook, iTunes head Eddy Cue and others remember Apple's co-founder in messages posted to the company's internal site. One recalls the time Jobs mooned Al Gore.

By October 5, 2015


Teen says Apple Watch saves his life

Technically Incorrect: A Massachusetts high schooler has back and chest pains during football practice. He thinks it's nothing. Then his Apple Watch tells him his heart rate is twice what it should be.

By September 23, 2015


Step right up and see the first footage of the elusive vampire squirrel

Ladies and gentlemen, feast your unbelieving eyes on the first recorded footage of this mysterious rodent! Marvel at its massive, fluffy tail! Hear unbelievable stories about its bloodthirsty nature!

By September 7, 2015


DARPA wants to engineer fake bacteria to patrol the human gut

By building synthetic bacteria that can be taken in pill form, DARPA-funded researchers seek to keep our digestive systems in fighting form.

By June 16, 2015


Stat nerds and reality clash in Donald Trump candidacy

Technically Incorrect: The boffins declare that the "Celebrity Apprentice" host is the worst presidential candidate since data was collected. Trump insists he's the greatest.

By June 16, 2015