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Universe's missing photon sources baffle scientists

There's 400 percent more light in intergalactic space than sources could produce, say researchers. Could dark matter be the cause?

By Jul. 9, 2014

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Scientists spot another planet straight out of 'Star Wars'

Researchers believe they've found the first rocky, Earth-like exoplanet to orbit a distant binary star system. That's good news for the search for habitable worlds, not to mention real-life analogs to the "Star Wars" universe.

By Jul. 6, 2014

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Facebook is always trying to alter people's behavior, says former data scientist

Facebook's Data Science team reportedly has run hundreds of experiments without people's knowledge.

By Jul. 2, 2014

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Scientist ejected from classical concert for 'attempting to crowdsurf'

David Glowacki, an expert in non-equilibrium molecular reaction dynamics and visiting professor at Stanford, is removed by fellow audience members. He is said to have been experimenting with the rules of behavior.

By Jun. 22, 2014

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Ick-alert: Old book bound with human skin, Harvard scientists say

From the fascinating/gross files, Harvard researchers determine a book in the university's collection is, indeed, bound with real human flesh.

By Jun. 6, 2014

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Yes! Lego green-lights female-scientist minifig set

It took awhile, but Lego has finally approved a set of three female scientist minifigures, along with their laboratory gear, to become an official product.

By Jun. 4, 2014

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Scientists achieve reliable quantum teleportation for first time

Einstein is wrong? That's the potential outcome of a quantum mechanics study as scientists race to disprove his views on entanglement.

By May. 29, 2014

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Scientists design a collider that turns light into matter

We could see physical matter created out of nothing but light within 12 months if a new particle collider works as posited.

By May. 18, 2014

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Scientist: We're not smart enough to be ready for aliens

A neuro-psychologist insists humans are so ignorant about the cosmos that any encounter with aliens would be a disaster.

By May. 8, 2014

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Scientists create 'alien' life form with artificial genetic code

For the first time, researchers create a new organism based on E. coli that passes along artificially engineered DNA.

By May. 7, 2014