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This Week In Science: 6-Letter DNA, Flipping Spiders, and Mars Missiles

World Science Festival | Posted 07.09.2014 | Science
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Researchers discovered ancient rock lines carved in 300 B.C. Peru marking the sites of ancient fairgrounds, a spider in the Sahara desert that somersaults away from predators, and a long-nosed dinosaur dubbed Qianzhousaurus sinensis (but nicknamed "Pinocchio Rex").

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COUNTDOWN: This Week's Top Science Stories

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 04.13.2013 | Science

Human evolution, solar flares, and the Big Bang all made headlines this week. But did you miss the news? Don't worry -- I was able to count down th...

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COUNTDOWN: Top Stories In Science This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 04.06.2013 | Science

From the lightest material on Earth to elusive dark matter, many fascinating science stories made headlines this week. I was able to count down th...

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COUNTDOWN: Top Science Stories This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 03.09.2013 | Science

From one of the oldest-known preserved human dissections, to a "knot" tied with water, the week was filled with interesting science stories. I had ...

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COUNTDOWN: Top Science Stories Of The Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 03.02.2013 | Science

A supermassive black hole's speed of rotation, the jaw of a prehistoric predator, and brain-to-brain communication are just a few of the top science s...

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COUNTDOWN: Top Five Science Stories This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 02.23.2013 | Science

From monsters living in our bodies to real-life "zombie" cells, this week's science news has a peculiar sci-fi/horror twist to it. Monsters? Zombies? ...