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June 21 2014 10:00 AMThe Transformative Fight of Indian Jumping AntsTournament-style battles for colony supremacy turn them into fighting machines.
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June 16 2014 6:10 PMThe Most Adorable Friendship in the Animal Kingdom Zookeepers say they'll be lifelong friends. 
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June 9 2014 4:00 PMThe New, Improved Cancer-Preventing Vegetable Oil​?Scientists are calling it the “Drop of Health.”
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June 4 2014 6:20 PMThe Cutting-Edge Defense Against Sharks New sonar technology eliminates the element of surprise. 
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April 8 2014 3:55 PMBetter Than SeatbeltsWill vehicle-to-vehicle communication stop accidents as we know them?
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March 25 2014 4:09 PMThe Autonomous FlockWatching drones learn to fly together is oddly moving.
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June 18 2014 5:29 PMThe Bipedal Robot That's Faster Than Usain BoltIt's modeled after the velociraptor.
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June 10 2014 3:41 PMNow You Can Be Like Ellen RipleyNew robotic exosuit was inspired by Aliens.
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June 6 2014 3:15 PMVintage Flyby Kicks Off the D-Day Anniversary Celebrations A Lancaster and two Spitfires were on the guest list. 
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April 9 2014 2:34 PMRecharged?The curious experiment to improve brains by zapping them with electricity.
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March 26 2014 4:57 PMThe Amazing Complexity of the FlyNature’s machines are much more complicated than ours.
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March 10 2014 3:59 PMSpinning Away 10 Days in a Human Hamster WheelThe charms and perils of vermin living. 

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  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
  Business
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
  Life
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 22 2014 9:19 PM The Phone Call Is Twenty Minutes of Pitch-Perfect, Wrenching Cinema
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.