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King Of Gore: Super Predator Cousin Of T. Rex Found In Utah
Posted on November 08, 2013 at 12:06:42 pm
You may have noticed your local paleontologist has had an extra bounce in his step this week. That might have something to do with a monumental find

Wireless Device Converts 'Lost' Energy Into Electric Power
Posted on November 08, 2013 at 11:48:03 am
Using inexpensive materials configured and tuned to capture microwave signals, researchers at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering have designed a power-harvesting device with efficiency similar to that of modern solar panels

Car Emergency Escape Kit on a Keychain
Posted on November 08, 2013 at 11:43:31 am
Don’t let its festive selection of colors and tiny size fool you: The Resqme is a serious emergency escape kit that doubles as a keychain.

Freak Asteroid Like Rotating Lawn Sprinkler
Posted on November 07, 2013 at 03:05:28 pm
Astronomers have discovered a "weird and freakish object" resembling a rotating lawn sprinkler in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter

Oldest Ice Core: 1.5 Million-Year Climate Record
Posted on November 05, 2013 at 06:47:02 pm
How far into the past can ice-core records go? Scientists have now identified regions in Antarctica they say could store information about Earth's climate and greenhouse gases extending as far back as 1.5 million years

Ultra-rare Cat Species Captured on Camera in Borneo
Posted on November 05, 2013 at 04:31:53 pm
Several rare and endangered bay cats were spotted on camera in a heavily logged section of rainforest in Borneo, where scientists didn't expect to find them, a group of researchers announced yesterday

King Tut Could Have Been Cooked In Coffin
Posted on November 04, 2013 at 10:48:25 pm
The life and death of Tutankhamun have intrigued researchers ever since the treasure trove of the boy king's tomb was first discovered in 1922

Patient in 'Vegetative State' Not Just Aware, but Paying Attention, Study Suggests
Posted on November 03, 2013 at 04:30:40 pm
A patient in a seemingly vegetative state, unable to move or speak, showed signs of attentive awareness that had not been detected before, a new study reveals

MIT Students Develop Wearable Cooling Device That could Make Air Conditioning Obsolete
Posted on November 03, 2013 at 08:38:57 am
We come across quite a lot of cool technology, but its not every day that we find something that can literally cool you down

Crashing Rockets Could Lead to Novel Sample-Return Technology
Posted on November 02, 2013 at 10:15:06 pm
During spring break the last five years, a University of Washington class has headed to the Nevada desert to launch rockets and learn more about the science and engineering involved

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