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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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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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CT scan finds mummified monk inside 1,000-year-old Buddha

A Chinese statue of the Buddha dating back to around 1100 AD is more than just a statue -- it's the final resting place of a Buddhist master.

By February 22, 2015

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Insomniacs, now you can spray sleep right onto your skin

Mist melatonin on yourself until you slowly drift off to dream of a world filled with spray-on love, money and power, too.

By January 31, 2015

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Lasers have turned this metal super hydrophobic

Researchers have used lasers to create an extremely hydrophobic material with potential applications from sanitation to solar panels.

By January 27, 2015

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'Jaws' shark attack bed for big-kid nightmares

After making his popular "Jaws" shark baby crib, crafter Joseph Reginella tells Crave why he decided to make a bigger boat.

By January 19, 2015