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Who's the Bigger Genius, Stephen Hawking or Alan Turing?

The Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything opens Nov. 7, while the Alan Turing movie The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, comes out Nov. 21. Here, we compare two great minds. And movies.<p><i>From left: Alan Turing, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Hawking, and Eddie Redmayne.</i><p><b>Alan</b> …

DNA Left In Snakebites Could Speed Treatment

The only thing worse than being bitten by a snake is not knowing which snake bit you.<p>When bitten by a venemous snake, identifying the culprit before it slithers away can mean the difference between life and death. Knowing which snake bit a patient means doctors can treat her with the correct …

Zoology

6 Most Likely Places for Alien Life in the Solar System

Photo Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute<p>Slide 1 of 14<p>Introduction<p>We still don't have hard evidence for any life that's not of this …

Lifetime Achievement Award for Sylvia Earle

Changing Planet<p>For decades, she has been diving beneath the ocean’s surface to bring back discoveries and an important alternative perspective to the rest of her land-loving species.<p>Breaking cultural barriers as well as world records and new scientific ground, National Geographic …