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Swimming with a Prosthetic Leg: The Fin

How 3D printing helped one vet get back in the water.
Motherboard Staff
1.10.19
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Rotting Whale Carcasses Are Bringing Risk of Shark Swarms to Australian Coast

The government of Western Australia revealed that a historic number of dead whales littered its beaches this year.
Sarah Emerson
12.17.18
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Weapon Manufacturers Are Making Robots That Deploy Other Robots

There's a burgeoning market for robots that deploy robots.
David Axe
10.19.18
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The iPhone’s New Parental Controls Block Searches for Sex Ed, Allow Violence and Racism

Apple's iOS 12 explicit content filters block sex educational materials, but allows porn subreddits and white supremacist content.
Samantha Cole
10.19.18
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Mammals Can’t Evolve Fast Enough to Outrun Human-Caused Mass Extinction

Thanks to humans, arguably the worst species on the planet, we’re currently in the middle of a mass extinction event that threatens much of Earth’s biodiversity.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.18.18
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This Chrome Extension Shows You the Internet as If You Were Colorblind

“Colorblindly” is an app that helps designers make their websites more accessible.
Samantha Cole
10.17.18
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Hong Kong Wants to House 1.1 Million People on Artificial Islands to Solve Housing Crisis

Amid a housing crisis, Hong Kong's government plans to create new developable land in the middle of the ocean.
Sarah Emerson
10.15.18
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Scientists Bred Healthy Baby Mice From Same-Sex Parents for the First Time

The pups with two mothers turned out perfectly healthy, but things didn’t turn out so well for the mice with two fathers.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.15.18
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Bees Go Eerily Silent During Total Solar Eclipses

“It was like 'lights out' at summer camp!”
Becky Ferreira
10.11.18
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Rare Footage Captures Moth Slurping Tears From a Sleeping Bird’s Eyeball

A scientist's video shows a thirsty moth drinking tears from the eye of a comatose bird.
Sarah Emerson
10.10.18
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Check Out These Creepy Crawling Insect Robots from Japan

The University of Tokyo's Parametric Move Conference pushes the limits of the ways robots get around.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.10.18
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These Screen-Blocking Glasses Are Ad-Blockers for Real Life

The IRL glasses block LCD/LED screens to give you some time away from looking at ads.
DJ Pangburn
10.8.18
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