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New study says humans are 'over the hill' at 24
April 15, 2014
The researchers investigated the digital performance records of 3,305 StarCraft 2 players, ranging in age from 16 to 44.
 
Four new species of flesh-eating sponges discovered
April 15, 2014
The killer sponges resemble bare twigs or small shrubs covered in tiny hairs, the latter of which consist of tightly-packed bundles of microscopic hooks that ensnare tiny animals.
 
Neil deGrasse Tyson takes 'Cosmos' into unseen world, climate change
April 15, 2014
The "Cosmos" host returns for another week of science.
 
More detailed microscopic imaging technique gets help from ophthalmology and astronomy
April 15, 2014
A new look at a small world.
 
Computer models shed light on the arachnids of prehistory
April 15, 2014
A look at early arachnids.
 
Scientists transform flat surface into spherical antenna
April 15, 2014
The research team is calling the discovery the first broadband transformation optics metasurface lens.
 
Researchers: Young dads at high risk of depression, too
April 15, 2014
The study's findings are significant and could result in more effective interventions and treatment for young men early in the fatherhood years.
 
Saturn spotted giving birth to new moon
April 15, 2014
Scientists say that the object is not expected to grow any larger, and may even be falling apart.
 
Stunning 'Blood Moon' eclipse leaves viewers wowed
April 15, 2014
A stunning view of the "blood moon. "
 
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft project a go, will visit asteroid
April 15, 2014
The goal of OSIRIS-REx is to rendezvous with the near-Earth asteroid Bennu in 2018.
 
Leaks scrub SpaceX launch to ISS; retry on Friday
April 15, 2014
A helium leak pushes back the launch.
 
New crystalline particles could help screen out counterfeit goods
April 15, 2014
A group of MIT scientists try to implement new scientific techniques to counter counterfeiters.
 
Scientists: We don't know how a cherry tree grown from a seed in space is growing so fast
April 15, 2014
Why and how did it happen? Scientists are still unsure.
 
Scientists evaluate the aerodynamics of 1,000 mph supersonic car
April 14, 2014
The program was launched in October 2008 with a primary engineering objective of designing, building and running a car to achieve a new LSR of 1,000 mph.