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Dwarf planet Ceres' bright spots shrink but stay strange on approach

Ceres appears to have a pair of cosmic headlights reflecting the sun. As NASA's Dawn spacecraft approaches, they're looking smaller, but no less mysterious.

By May 25, 2015

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Meet the soul-sucking 'Dementor' wasp

A wasp that leaves its victims helplessly uncoordinated before dragging them away gets named after the paralyzing apparitions from the "Harry Potter" series.

By May 28, 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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From Siberia with size: 'New species' of big dinosaur found, scientists claim

Technically Incorrect: In Russia, scientists say they've found enough bones to now identify something we might want to call the Sibirosaurus. And it's a doozy.

By March 29, 2015

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Rapping scientist lays the diss on cancer

A PhD student developing a new drug that could improve chemotherapy treatment and patient survival rates has described his research over some sick beats.

By March 15, 2015

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Scientists capture the first image of light behaving as both a particle and a wave

Researchers have achieved the first ever pictorial evidence that light can simultaneously behave as a particle and as a wave.

By March 3, 2015

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Spider silk made without the spiders

After years of research, a team of scientists has synthesised spider silk in a laboratory setting.

By May 28, 2015

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A new supermassive black hole puzzles scientists

Scientists have found a black hole 12 billion times more massive than the Sun that was formed so soon after the Big Bang it's challenging what we know about black holes.

By February 26, 2015