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See the brainless 'purple sock' worm scientists found under the sea

The sea floor is a wonderland, and scientists have discovered some new species of worm-like critters that look like discarded laundry items and churros.

By February 4, 2016

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Scientists catch rare footage of icy volcano erupting

Active volcano Big Ben on a sub-Antarctic island has been viewed and captured in a rare direct observation of the event.

By February 3, 2016

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NASA: Earth may be buzzed by an asteroid in March

There's little data on asteroid 2013 TX68, leaving doomsayers predicting a cataclysmic collision. But the space agency is far less concerned.

By February 3, 2016

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Weird star system scientists have been checking for aliens just got weirder

Last year, scientists spotted something strange going on around a distant star. Now it turns out it's been happening for decades, or even centuries, making it even harder to explain.

By January 15, 2016

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Rocket scientist catches 'shooting star' and aurora in single shot

While readying a payload for space, an engineer captures a striking image of two different space objects aimed at Earth, along with two other cosmic travelers.

By January 7, 2016

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Six Million Dollar Plant: Scientists grow cyborg roses

A team of researchers has created living rose plants with electronic circuits threaded through their veins.

By November 22, 2015

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Scientists awarded $22M in Zuckerberg-backed Breakthrough Prize

The awards were given to researchers from around the world who have solved mysteries such as secret brain circuits and shape-shifting spaces.

By November 9, 2015

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Scientists working to uncover the secrets of the Egyptian pyramids

The Egyptian pyramids have long been one of the world's most awe-inspiring sites, and now universities around the world are using new technology to explore what's inside these monuments.

By October 28, 2015

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The story behind 'alien megastructures' scientists may have found (but probably didn't)

A story that went viral this week reports that astronomers finally found E.T., but those aren't the facts. CNET's Eric Mack talks with the astronomers involved about what is still a very interesting star.

By October 17, 2015

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Controversy after scientist finds rare bird -- and kills it

Technically Incorrect: A US scientist finds a male mustached kingfisher in the Solomon Islands. He kills it so that he can study it. Not everyone is impressed.

By October 11, 2015