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WATCH: Crazy Cloaking Device Shows What It Can Do

LiveScience | Jesse Emspak | Posted 03.24.2014 | Science

Cloaking devices, a staple of science fiction (think Harry Potter), are getting closer to reality. Researchers at Duke University have built a struct...

Seeing Sound and Touching Data: How New Senses Will Expand Your World

Ben Thomas | Posted 04.24.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

When I think back to the landlines and card catalogues of the 1950s, I'm amazed that people managed to work and think so efficiently under those constraints. What, then, will our grandchildren think of our touch screens and wireless networks - and with what senses will they look back?

Blind Scientist Explains How Sightless 'See' Reality

Posted 10.03.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 10/03/2012 12:31 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries Paul Gabias has never seen a table. He was born prematurely an...

Amazing 'Math Trick' May Help Hungry Dolphins Find Food

The Huffington Post | Melissa Cronin | Posted 07.23.2012 | Science

Dolphins are smart--but who knew they could do math? A research team from the University of Southampton has shown that the animals use something akin ...

You Won't Believe This Newly Discovered Bat Species

Posted 03.02.2012 | Green

No, there is nothing wrong with this bat's nose. According to National Geographic, this is Hipposideros griffini, or a Griffin's leaf-nosed bat, a ...

Dolphin Scientists Decipher Delightful Whistles

Posted 02.29.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/28/2012 07:09 PM EST on LiveScience When meeting strangers in the wild, dolphins w...