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Nature's patterns: Golden spirals and branching fractals

Certain patterns, such as the fractal, are repeated over and over in nature -- with some spectacular contrasts on wildly different scales.

12 Images By April 10, 2015

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Can't concentrate? Look at this for 40 seconds

The next time your mind wanders, you might be able to regain your focus if you turn your gaze on a specific type of image, says research out of the University of Melbourne.

By May 25, 2015

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Scientific papers take a step outside Nature's paywall

A prestigious scientific journal, faced with pressure from paper-sharing sites on the Internet, has made it possible for subscribers to grant others access.

By December 2, 2014

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The Chevy Colorado Crew Cab in its natural habitat (pictures)

The Colorado looks at home, whether in a field or outside your local big-box home improvement store.

23 Images By May 6, 2015

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The world's new strongest natural material: Limpet teeth

Step aside, spider silk: the strongest material in the world can be found inside the mouths of rock-dwelling marine gastropods.

By February 18, 2015

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Digitising the hidden treasures of the Natural History Museum, London (pictures)

We're privileged to see behind the scenes of London's Natural History Museum to find out why it's creating digital copies of dinosaur skeletons -- and 80 million other precious items.

58 Images By February 16, 2015

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Spider silk made without the spiders

After years of research, a team of scientists has synthesised spider silk in a laboratory setting.

By May 28, 2015

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Amazon reportedly plans to offer its own line of groceries

The online retail giant is getting ready to add milk, cereal and baby food to its Elements brand, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By May 28, 2015

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Collision on the black hole superhighway

Astronomers have pieced together Hubble data to observe a collision between knots of matter in the jet of a supermassive black hole for the first time.

By May 29, 2015

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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