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When David Hanson set out to build a robotic head, he saw no reason not to make it look just like a human. Then he stumbled into the Uncanny Valley.
Science of the Union.
It might not (just) be foul play.
In a highlight of last week's conference, Gates calls for zero emissions and agrees with Obama: We need nukes
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
FDA wants to make this official and recently asked to know more
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Solving the mysteries of the universe
New tech could bring closure for the families of 500,000 missing people
And what you can do about it
Newsworthy eye candy
Full body, nearly real-time imaging is here.
Societies forget, and this physicist wants to know why.
Researchers also finally figured out why Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings have so many of these pimples.
Confidence in math early on differs by gender and plays a key role in future success.
Fascinating fecal science.
Microsoft unveils Sun Microsystems' vision for 2004