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Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
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Mouse-sized mammal had gliding membranes and a unique inner ear.
Researchers' experiment could test concepts of quantum gravity and reveal a potential key to a "theory of everything."
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A new theoretical model shows how miniature black holes devouring neutron stars from the inside might create heavy elements.
Researchers produce smallest known radio frequency identification tags.
The same salty seawater spray that strengthened ancient Roman piers millennia ago makes modern coastal concrete constructions crumble -- here’s why.
Research suggests that acceleration can stabilize shaky suitcases.
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