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Slower-melting ice cream? Scientists may have it licked

Scientists work to conquer the problem of gooey ice cream dripping on your hands, with a protein that makes it more melt-resistant.

By September 1, 2015

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Ancient salamander in amber shocks scientists

A baby salamander preserved in amber presents a scientific surprise, especially since it was discovered in a place where there are no known salamanders.

By August 19, 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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Flamboyant Tesla Watch steampunkifies your wrist

Calling all steampunk adventurers, pirates, scientists and Victorian ladies. Your outrageously large vacuum-tube-decorated wrist watch has arrived.

By August 29, 2015