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Jurassic Park's dinosaurs: out of time?

Two decades after its first release, Jurassic Park continues to inform – and misinform – the public about dinosaurs<p>Reading on mobile? Click here to view the trailer.<p>Twenty years after its original run, Jurassic Park is back on the big screens in a 3D format that bodes well for those who like their …

Sir Michael Stoker obituary

Director of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund laboratories who turned the ICRF into a world-renowned organisaton<p>Sir Michael Stoker, who has died aged 95, was an outstanding cell biologist and a pioneer in the use of mammalian cells grown in the laboratory for the study of cancer. He also, in his …

Sony Introduces Oddball $400 DSLR-Looking Camera Thing

By wearing a DSLR's clothing, Sony's newest mirrorless camera manages to keep high-end image quality at an absurdly low price.<p>Sony makes great mirrorless cameras and great DSLRs; its NEX-6 mirrorless camera might be the best of its kind ever made, and the full-frame A99 DSLR blew our friends at …

Scientists find culprit for mysterious dolphin deaths

Nearly 500 dolphins have washed up on the eastern seaboard this year, almost four times the usual number, and the mystery has left many oceanographers scrambling for possible causes. But after intensive testing, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has found a likely culprit: …

Theoretical Element 115 Exists, Study Confirms

Researchers confirm the existence of this synthetic element in a new accelerator study. Will it be enough to give ununpentium official recognition and a new name?<p>At the bottom right corner of the periodic table of elements, there are a handful of boxes that illustrators often color gray. The …

On Nightmare Planet Covered In Boiling Lava, A Year Lasts 8.5 Hours

It's even worse than Florida in the summertime.<p>Kepler 78b is an Earth-sized exoplanet not <i>too</i> far from us--only about 700 light-years away. But don't bother getting your hopes up about settling there, because Kepler 78b is one of the most aggressively unpleasant planets ever discovered (a …

U.S. scientist operates colleague's brain from across campus

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Scientists said Tuesday they have achieved the first human-to-human mind meld, with one researcher sending a brain signal via the Internet to control the hand motion of a colleague sitting across the Seattle campus of the University of Washington.<p>The feat is less a conceptual …