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Jan 24, 2015 04:43 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A farmer in Chile has found two mummified animals and claims they may be the remains of the mythical chupacabra.
Jan 20, 2015 07:43 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A boy who wrote a best-selling book about visiting heaven has admitted the story is false. Here's why it was widely believed.
Jan 17, 2015 07:01 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Tanzania is taking legal steps to stem the murder of albinos for their body parts in magic rituals. Continue reading →
Jan 13, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An insect-eating plant proves that evolved strategies can sometimes be just as effective as thinking through problems.
Jan 14, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The weird fingerlike thing wasn’t from a bear or other wild mammal, but it also wasn’t human.
Jan 13, 2015 06:05 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time, the mass of a binary pulsar pair has been precisely measured, but it was a race against time before the extreme gravitational warping of spacetime caused one of the dense objects to blip out of view.
Jan 6, 2015 02:59 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A new phone app is designed to help record dreams and interpret their significance -- some say it might reveal ESP.
Jan 4, 2015 12:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The disco clam draws in prey with a mesmerizing light show and then renders its audience immobile with noxious mucus. Continue reading →
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