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Bacon-flavored seaweed is a thing now

Oregon State University researchers come up with a new breed of red marine algae that tastes like those sweet strips of delicious pig flesh.

By July 16, 2015

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Were dinosaurs tripping on the grass they ate?

A fossil found in an amber mine in Myanmar reveals what's believed to be the oldest grass species ever found, with a fungus linked to LSD growing on it that dinosaurs may have snacked on.

By February 10, 2015

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Could storm-chasing UAVs help predict tornadoes?

Gathering vital data from tornado-spawning storms, these aircraft could keep more people out of harm's way.

By May 23, 2013

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100-million-year-old spider attack captured in amber

A once-in-a-lifetime find yields a 100-million-year-old piece of history featuring a fossilized spider attacking a wasp caught in its web.

By October 9, 2012

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Why Houston should fight New York over wooden space shuttle

After an astonishingly arrogant putdown from New York Sen. Charles Schumer, Houston is left with a wooden replica of a space shuttle, while New York, gets a real one.

By June 1, 2012

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Tiny monitor tracks vital signs sans skin contact

The 2-inch-wide sensor, which tracks heart rate, respiration, and movement, is non-invasive and wearable.

By February 2, 2012

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New app lets you find--and make--friends in a crowd

Will eShadow, which debuts today at the IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems in Minneapolis, foster friendships or paranoia?

By June 24, 2011

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New technology converts exhaust heat into cooling, electricity

Engineering researchers at Oregon State University developed a prototype thermally activated cooling system that one day could produce electricity from a car's tailpipe exhaust.

By June 17, 2011

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Ultrawideband gets humans one step closer to 'tricorder'

Electrical engineers present work confirming that ultrawideband radio technology could vastly improve remote, continuous, real-time health monitoring.

By June 16, 2011

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Study: Relaxing video games make people 'kinder'

Researchers find that those who play relaxing video games for 20 minutes behave quite differently in the short-term than those who play violent video games for the same amount of time.

By June 6, 2011