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Scientists revive 30,000-year-old giant virus

Scientists have revived a giant virus after it laid dormant in the Siberian permafrost for over 30,000 years.

By Mar. 5, 2014

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'Space Ferrari' crashes to Earth; more space junk coming soon

A one-ton European satellite makes a fiery return to Earth somewhere between the South Pole and...the North Pole.

By Nov. 10, 2013

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Scientists uncover frozen mammoth, blood flows out

A Siberian expedition finds a well-preserved woolly mammoth. When scientists investigate, blood comes running out, lending hope to an ambitious cloning project.

By May. 29, 2013

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Stellar moments from ISS' 15 years in space

The first section of one of the biggest cooperative construction projects in history was launched in 1998. We look back at 15 historic moments from the International Space Station's first 15 years.

By Nov. 20, 2013

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Dolly the Sheep cloner considers re-creating woolly mammoth

Sir Ian Wilmut, who created the famous cloned sheep, examines in a new article how he might take bone marrow from a woolly mammoth and re-create the species.

By Jul. 31, 2013

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John Oliver compares cable companies to drug cartels

In a blistering 13-minute disquisition on Net neutrality, the HBO comedian asks Web trolls to intervene.

By Jun. 2, 2014

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Preserved woolly-mammoth autopsy shows cloning is a real possibility

A female woolly mammoth unearthed in Siberia has undergone necropsy, and scientists believe they will be able to extract high-quality DNA.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Congress to hold hearings about killer asteroids

All it took was an unexpected meteorite exploding in western Siberia, along with a record close flyby by another space rock to concentrate Washington's attention on something other than political blood sport.

By Feb. 15, 2013