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Scientists create 'highway of death' for cancer

Instead of relying on drugs to kill tumors, Georgia Tech researchers engineer artificial pathways to lure malignant cells to their death, using a "Pied Piper" approach to treating cancer.

By Feb. 17, 2014

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Ring around the asteroid: Scientists make surprise discovery

Silly asteroid, rings are for Saturn! Not anymore. Astronomers have discovered an asteroid hosting a ring system of its very own.

By Mar. 27, 2014

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NASA asks citizen scientists to become ‘asteroid hunters’

In an effort to avoid a potential apocalypse, the space agency is holding a contest to get people to help it discover deadly asteroids.

By Mar. 10, 2014

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Scientists take big step on path to fusion energy

Clean electrical power from a fusion reactor remains a distant goal, but it's one step closer following a test in which fusion energy output exceeded the energy pumped into a fuel pellet.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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New chip lets scientists listen in on bacteria

Researchers at Columbia University say their chip lets them electrochemically image biofilms to "listen to the bacteria as they talk to each other."

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Scientists create peanut butter and jellyfish -- because they can

No, this isn't the newest sandwich craze. It's about finding alternate food sources for aquarium-kept jellyfish.

By Jan. 30, 2014

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Scientists inch closer to blood test for pancreatic cancer

Without any screening tests, pancreatic cancer is rarely diagnosed early, and has become the fourth-leading cause of cancer deaths in the US. Steve Jobs died of it at the age of 56 in 2011.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Sweet! Scientists developing sugar-filled batteries

Researchers at Virginia Tech say sugar could be the key to cheap, biodegradable batteries that can be refilled.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Scientists put backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

Australian scientists are fitting bees with tiny sensors so they can monitor and study the insects' drastically diminishing populations.

By Jan. 14, 2014

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Girl wants a dragon, so scientists make one

When a 7-year-old asks Australian scientists for a dragon, they first give her a sincere apology, then figure out how to send her an adorable 3D-printed winged beast.

By Jan. 12, 2014