Science News

Bionic Eye Lets Blind Man See Again
a blind man with retinal prosthesis
February 28th, 2015
A bionic eye has allowed a man whose retina was damaged to see again for the first time in 10 years.
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It's Time to Fix Outdated Vaccine Trials
Ebola vaccine trials
February 27th, 2015
Research in humans is a crucial part of our medical system. We need to be able to test that vaccines and drugs are safe and effective in people before they are released to the general public.
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Best Fitness Tracker Bands
February 27th, 2015
Plan to buy a fitness tracker like the Fitbug Orb or TomTom Runner Cardio? Check out our in-depth reviews before making a purchase.
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Wow! The Most Amazing Images in Science This Week
Siberian crater
February 28th, 2015
New spiders, rare cats and endangered baby sea turtles — just a few of the cool pictures in Science. Check out the rest.
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Leonard Nimoy, Spock on 'Star Trek,' Dies at 83
Leonard Nimoy, seen here as the Vulcan "Spock" in the classic science-fiction television series, "Star Trek," passed away on Feb. 27, 2015.
February 27th, 2015
Actor Leonard Nimoy, who portrayed the beloved Vulcan 'Spock' on the original "Star Trek" TV show, died today (Feb. 27) at 83 years old.
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White & Gold or Blue & Black? Science of the Mystery Dress
dress
February 27th, 2015
The Internet went bonkers last night over a simple question: What color is this dress? Some people see it as white and gold, while others swear it's blue and black. What's going on?
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Virtual Reality Can Make You Forget Pain
VR game
February 27th, 2015
It may not be too long, however, until patients will be able to ward off their agonies simply by playing virtual reality games.
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Watch Very '80s Footage of 'Shark Lady' Eugenie Clark at Work
Eugenie Clark in Pisces VI
February 27th, 2015
This week, ocean explorers mourned the loss of a legend in their field: Eugenie Clark, a marine biologist and authority on sharks.
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