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Why don't turtles still have tail spikes?

We're all familiar with those awesome armored giants of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods - Stegosaurus and Ankylosaurus - and their amazing, weaponized tails. But why aren't similar weaponized tails found in animals living ...

dateJan 17, 2018 in Plants & Animals
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Why did the passenger pigeon die out?

Why do species die out? This is the overarching question being asked by many leading researchers. Knowing more about what leads to a species becoming extinct could enable researchers to do something about it. The passenger ...

dateJan 11, 2018 in Plants & Animals
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Sony revives robot pet dog

Japanese electronics giant Sony is marking the year of the dog by bringing back to life its robot canine—packed with artificial intelligence and internet capability.

dateNov 01, 2017 in Robotics
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