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Just how big is a blue whale's heart? See for yourself

The PBS and BBC One series "Big Blue Live" offers a close look at a blue whale's massive ticker. Just be thankful YouTube doesn't have a virtual smell feature...for now.

By August 21, 2015

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Tiny pebbles make the biggest planets

Researchers solve the mystery of how Saturn and Jupiter formed, which changes how we think of planetary formation as a whole.

By August 19, 2015

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Inflatable space elevator gets a lift

Space travel uses massive rockets to overcome gravity. We use elevators to do the same thing. A Canadian company has snagged a patent to make entering space more like a trip to the top floor.

By August 5, 2015

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Dinosaur with curly-horned head unearthed in Canada

Paleontologists piece together over 200 bones to discover a Triceratops relative with more horns sticking out of its head than the mutant offspring of a deer and a rhinoceros.

By July 9, 2015

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Buttons, sliders and knobs, oh, my! Startup evolves PC controls beyond the mouse

With its snap-together modules, Palette offers photographers and others a new answer to the age-old question of the best way to control a computer. Adobe is an early partner.

By July 7, 2015

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Prehistoric worm with super armor found in China

Scientists have found the fossil of an ancient worm called Hairy Collins' Monster, one of the first creatures to grow rows of spiky armor on its back. It's the King Koopa of lobopodians.

By June 29, 2015

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R2-D2 hits the roof as a camper vent cover

A "Star Wars" fan turns a boring vent cover on his camper into the droid he's looking for. CNET chats with the DIYer about his crafty efforts to turn R2-D2 into a camping co-pilot.

By June 29, 2015

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Freaky Burgess Shale fossil finds its head

Researchers have found teeny tiny teeth in a creature half a billion years old so strange it was named Hallucigenia.

By June 24, 2015

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Teen shot dead after using app to track lost cell phone

Technically Incorrect: A Canadian teen leaves his phone in a cab. He tracks it down to three men in a car. They allegedly refused to give him the phone back. He is then shot dead.

By June 16, 2015

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Could a 'super-Earth' be even more habitable than our own planet?

There's reason to believe that other planets might be better for supporting life as we know it, and they might not even be that far off, cosmically speaking.

By May 20, 2015