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Liquid water on Mars right under rover's nose?

We've known for some time that the Red Planet has frozen water and likely once hosted massive oceans, but it turns out Curiosity may not have to dig too deep to wet its whistle.

By April 14, 2015

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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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Google faces European charge it abused search dominance

The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.

By April 15, 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 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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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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My difficult time trying on the Apple Watch

Technically Incorrect: A trip to an Apple store on a weekday morning shows that it's hard to judge how a watch looks on you when the watch is faceless and the atmosphere is one of slight indifference.

By April 13, 2015

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PayPal spinoff from eBay is 'natural,' co-founder says

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel says it makes sense for eBay to split from the online payments service. Now, PayPal will need to focus on making its product more competitive in a mobile world.

By September 30, 2014

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How startup GitHub survived a massive five-day network attack (Q&A)

The collaborative coding site scrambled to withstand the opening salvo from what researchers dubbed China's Great Cannon. But CEO Chris Wanstrath says that was just the beginning.

By April 17, 2015