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Feb 9, 2016 08:42 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Taxi drivers in Japan claim to have picked up the ghosts of those killed in the 2011 tsunami.
Feb 4, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The prehistoric mammals used its unique nose to produce calls so deep that they were nearly infrasound.
Feb 4, 2016 12:06 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
If a material is thicker, it should be less transparent, right? It turns out that in Saturn's rings, that's not always the case.
Feb 4, 2016 01:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Like the icebergs that float in Earth's Arctic Ocean, it seems Pluto has water ice 'hills' that float atop an ocean of frozen nitrogen.
Jan 22, 2016 05:54 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A newly discovered trench in Loch Ness is said to be the lake's deepest. But could it be the home of Nessie? Continue reading →
Jan 21, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Even without brains, some plants can count up to five, new research finds. Continue reading →
Jan 14, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A network of small, ground-based telescopes hunting the night-time skies for transient supernovas fished out a whopper -- a one-of-a-kind cosmic explosion that at its peak blasted out more light than 50 times all the stars in the Milky Way galaxy.
Jan 12, 2016 12:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Is this a mystery for Mulder and Scully? Probably not, but it demonstrates how surprisingly dynamic Pluto's icy surface really is.
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