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Unique veins make car-tire-sized opah the world's first warm-blooded fish

The opah fish is able to keep its body warmer than its surroundings, which grants it some special powers over its cold-blooded compadres.

By May 15, 2015


Six Million Dollar Plant: Scientists grow cyborg roses

A team of researchers has created living rose plants with electronic circuits threaded through their veins.

By November 22, 2015


Near-infrared device makes veins easier to find

A handheld near-infrared scanner can be used to locate veins in patients and blood donors by mapping them onto the skin.

By November 2, 2014


The 404 Throwback!

Today's throwback features the fan-favorite, infamous pair of Kenley and Allie. (Original air date: 6/16/11)

By October 3, 2014


New camera captures invisible details, sees through the skin of fruit

Microsoft Research teams up with University of Washington to develop a camera that can capture the veins in your hand and other things not visible to the naked eye.

By October 15, 2015


Why humans prefer robots as flawed as we are

The slick, seemingly flawless robots of our sci-fi dreams may not be the best kind of bots to play with our kids and help care for us when we're sick, research suggests.

By October 13, 2015


Age determines the transportation jobs in this sea-creature colony

New research finds that members of a group of jellyfish-like marine animals use their jets in different ways -- depending on age -- to steer the colony. No word on retirement age.

By September 2, 2015


Guy spots super-rare 'living fossil' a second time -- 30 years later

One scientist says it might be the "rarest animal in the world," and he's just seen it in the South Pacific three decades after his first sighting.

By August 25, 2015


Just how big is a blue whale's heart? See for yourself

The PBS and BBC One series "Big Blue Live" offers a close look at a blue whale's massive ticker. Just be thankful YouTube doesn't have a virtual smell feature...for now.

By August 21, 2015


Microsoft fanboys mercilessly mock Google's Alphabet

Technically Incorrect: Just try Googling ABC.WTF and see what you find. A witty play from Redmond? Not quite.

By August 11, 2015