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Superman is most toxic superhero

Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a phishing scheme! Security firm McAfee says Net villains like to bait their hyperlink hooks with Superman's moniker.

By July 15, 2014

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You knew it, science proves it. Exercise can be poisonous

Too much exercise can actually poison your blood. But the amount it takes to get toxic isn't a feat for mere mortals.

By June 24, 2015

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You can't unsee this terrifying toothy fish found in New Jersey

A fisherman tossing out lines on a Jersey lake reels in a Pacu, a South American fish with a row of molar-shaped teeth that will definitely be part of your nightmares tonight.

By June 24, 2015

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It's not women who are the problem in tech land

Silicon Valley's male-dominated culture could cost the technology industry the thing it values most: innovation.

By May 6, 2015

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How poison dart frogs could de-ice airplane wings

Poison dart frogs can kill predators with super-toxic venom released through their skin. They can also inspire a system to keep airplane wings ice free.

By March 25, 2015

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Opossums could save you from that deadly snake bite

That's right, opossums. Tests show that their superpower to resist snake venom could be harnessed to save thousands of lives.

By March 22, 2015

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Non-invasive ultrasound restores memory in Alzheimer's mice

Ultrasound technology could provide a non-invasive way of treating Alzheimer's disease after researchers successfully restore memories to mice.

By March 11, 2015

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Human heart on a chip could replace animal drug testing

Researchers have created a "heart on a chip" using actual cardiac muscles to help test the effects of heart medication.

By March 9, 2015

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The surprising science of blue jeans

A new video shows how jeans get blue, while new research from UC Berkeley shows how the dye used to get them that way could get greener.

By February 25, 2015

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Aussies design shark-proof wetsuits

Scientists have designed a new type of camouflage wetsuit that is designed to make ocean swimmers invisible to sharks.

By July 21, 2013