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Birders behold: Cornell’s Merlin app is now a one-stop shop for bird identification
The app’s new 'Shazam for birds' feature was made possible through citizen science. Here's how it all works—and why you should download it.
Here’s How Virtual Reality Could Help Doctors Treat Cancer
A new Oculus Rift program lets researchers hunt for DNA mutations
The First Litter Of Test-Tube Puppies Has Been Born
In vitro cuteness
Why Mosh Pits Make For A Good Physics Lesson
Heavy metal music helps researchers better understand panicked crowds.
Kids Are Still Drawing 1900s Idea Of What Dinosaurs Looked Like
Draw a Tyrannosaurus rex from memory, right now. It's probably wrong in a very significant way.
Video: Coffee-Filled Robot Paw Learns How to Throw
Our favorite grippy robot fist, the balloon filled with coffee grounds, has graduated from grabbing to throwing. Its developers at … Continued
Chip-Sized Particle Accelerators Could Lead to Cancer-Fighting Ray Guns
Forget the gigantic Large Hadron Collider — how about a particle-accelerator-on-a-chip? OK, so it can’t reach the energies produced at … Continued
Cornell’s Ranger Robot Power-Walks into the Record Books With 14.3-Mile Stroll
Slow and steady really does win the race. A diminutive robot perched atop stork-like legs has slowly strode beyond BigDog’s … Continued
Ultra-Strong Biomimetic Adhesive Could Allow Human Wall-Walking, Ceiling-Dancing
Leaping tall buildings, punching through solid concrete walls and using public phone booths as ersatz changing rooms without anyone noticing … Continued
Places People Love to Photograph
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