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Meet the soul-sucking 'Dementor' wasp

A wasp that leaves its victims helplessly uncoordinated before dragging them away gets named after the paralyzing apparitions from the "Harry Potter" series.

By May 28, 2015

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Scariest thing you'll see today: A glow-in-the-dark millipede

A fascinating New York Times video explains why some species of millipedes glow in the dark. No, it's not to turn your nightmares into reality.

By June 29, 2015

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Teen discovers new planet 1,000 light years away

Technically Incorrect: At 15 years old, a British schoolkid finds something out there that no one had noticed before. How? By studying data.

By June 11, 2015

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How 'Star Wars' saved 'The Avengers' (and 9 other Avengers tidbits)

CNET's Michael Franco interviews the author of the new book "100 Things Avengers Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die," and gets 10 of them for readers.

By May 1, 2015

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A-Force assemble! All-female superhero team on the way from Marvel

She-Hulk, Medusa, Dazzler and new character Singularity team up in new comic book series "A-Force" to fight the good fight after the Avengers disband during Marvel's Secret Wars.

By February 10, 2015

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Marvel releases action-packed 'Ant-Man' trailer

Paul Rudd dons the costume and rides a flying insect in the full trailer for "Ant-Man," which gives us a few clues as to how much the film stays true to the comics.

By January 7, 2015

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Hubble telescope spots signs of water on five planets

Two studies suggest distant worlds have atmospheres with water, but some aren't places you'd want to visit anytime soon.

By December 4, 2013

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Odds of dying from an asteroid strike: 1 in 74,817,414

Scientists estimate there are around 500,000 near-Earth asteroids the size of 2012 DA14, and less than 1 percent have been discovered.

By February 15, 2013

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Mohawk-wearing humanoid robot slays wasps

A Japanese professor comes to the aid of a friend who's been repeatedly stung by wasps, building a ladder-climbing robot to kill the pests.

By October 25, 2010

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100-million-year-old spider attack captured in amber

A once-in-a-lifetime find yields a 100-million-year-old piece of history featuring a fossilized spider attacking a wasp caught in its web.

By October 9, 2012