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Stephen Hawking to answer your questions via his first Reddit forum

In his first Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) forum, the renowned physicist plans to discuss his concerns that artificial intelligence could one day outsmart mankind if we're not careful.

By July 24, 2015

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Surprise! Pluto is bigger than scientists thought

NASA's New Horizons settles the size debate. Pluto may be classified as a dwarf planet, but it's larger than many estimates.

By July 13, 2015

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Men are the weaker sex, scientists claim

Technically Incorrect: Hate to tell you, boys, but you get a bum deal from your mum when it comes to some of your DNA, and that can make you more susceptible than your sisters to fatal diseases.

By June 16, 2015

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Scientists seek surfer butts to study super-bacteria

A new project out of the UK called (wait for it) "Beach Bums" is looking to collect rectal swabs from surfers to research antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Cowabunga!

By June 11, 2015

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Nobel scientist: Women cry. Don't let them in labs with men

Technically Incorrect: Sir Tim Hunt, an English biochemist, appalls an audience in Korea with remarks that seem neanderthal. He later apologizes, but confesses he does have trouble with women.

By June 10, 2015

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For the first time, scientists create a lab-grown limb

A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has grown a rat limb in a lab -- paving the way forward for bioengineered human transplants.

By June 3, 2015

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Scientists discover 'fluffiest galaxies,' but you can't pet them

The most adorable galaxies in the universe may be a series of far-away space blobs with a lot of room, but very few stars.

By May 15, 2015

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​Scientists downgrade chicken beaks to dinosaur snouts

Evolutionary biologists turn back the clock on chickens to determine how they got their beaks -- and possibly make them look more badass.

By May 12, 2015

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Aliens could be huge, says scientist

Technically Incorrect: Cosmologist Fergus Simpson believes that the most intelligent of aliens out there will likely weight 650 pounds. Yes, little green people could be very, very big.

By April 6, 2015

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Cells with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads?

Researchers from the University of St. Andrews figure out a way to attach laser lights to cells to make them easier to keep track of. Because they don't make name tags that tiny.

By July 25, 2015