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The strange case of the man with two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

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Shocking discovery: Electric eels can 'remote control' their prey

Don't mess with an electric eel. Turns out these animals are neural puppetmasters, using electricity as the strings to manipulate their prey. While the serpentine creatures regularly use their zapping powers to temporarily paralyze unlucky fish, they can also send out a shock that will cause hidden …

Lots Of Work Remains After Successful Orion Launch

NASA successfully launched and landed a test version of its next-generation Orion spacecraft on Friday morning. The unmanned test is the first for the follow-on to the shuttle.<p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>Early this morning in Florida, NASA launched Orion, its latest spacecraft.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF …

Video: We are dead stars

Every atom in our bodies was processed in the body of an ancient star.<p>Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an …

ZANO Drone Wants To Take Your Selfie From The Sky

Crowdfund your own personal aerial paparazzi<p>A Kickstarter project wants to take the art of the selfie to a higher level -- literally. ZANO, by the Wales-based Torquing Group Ltd, is a palm-sized drone that will fly out from users at up to 25 mph, take stabilized 720p video at 60 fps, and send it …