Strange News Archive
23 February 2013, 01:02 PM ET
The robot wing can help researchers understand the musculature, elasticity and functions of a bat wing.
22 February 2013, 02:56 PM ET
Sometimes, drug side effects are worse than the disease.
22 February 2013, 11:06 AM ET
Handlers at the Oregon Zoo have Eddie the sea otter dunking a little ball.
22 February 2013, 09:31 AM ET
Physicists have discovered a new type of gravity wave, and it's pretty odd!
22 February 2013, 09:09 AM ET
Star-shaped and polygon-shaped gravity waves have been observed in liquid oil.
22 February 2013, 09:01 AM ET
Scientists observed a new type of gravity wave (one that moved from star-shaped to polygon-shaped) in silicon oil placed in tanks and vibrated on a shaker table.
21 February 2013, 04:30 PM ET
A century and a half of scientific inquiry has yet to solve this one.
21 February 2013, 04:03 PM ET
What does the Higgs particle have to do with the end of the universe?
21 February 2013, 02:27 PM ET
Aquarium pets are showing up in some unlikely places, and it's bad news.
21 February 2013, 02:17 PM ET
The Higgs isn’t the only particle physicists are hunting.
20 February 2013, 11:17 PM ET
Engineers from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) designed and built multi-barreled hail cannons.
20 February 2013, 05:04 PM ET
The artificial ears were grown successfully on the backs of rats.
20 February 2013, 10:31 AM ET
A sensor in the can detects which direction the trash is coming from.
20 February 2013, 10:28 AM ET
The victim was a heavy drinker and smoker.
20 February 2013, 08:20 AM ET
Some have serious implications of fraud, while others are just plain humorous.
19 February 2013, 04:28 PM ET
The end product of the digestive process and the secret of its chief visual property.
19 February 2013, 03:39 PM ET
Could hand sanitizer be to blame?
19 February 2013, 03:14 PM ET
This fish produces a curious sound to attract the ladies.
19 February 2013, 10:39 AM ET
Watch this rare video of a Namaqua rain frog and its mating call.
19 February 2013, 10:07 AM ET
The universe may be in for a catastrophic end in billions of years.
19 February 2013, 08:58 AM ET
Failures in the past have done nothing to tamp down future doomsday predictions.
18 February 2013, 12:17 PM ET
The length and depth of a penguin dive depends on how far the food source is located.
17 February 2013, 10:22 AM ET
The robot also checks the perimeter, reviews IDs and performs at a security checkpoint.
17 February 2013, 09:25 AM ET
Big, slow sound from meteor blast was detected by nuclear test ban monitors.
15 February 2013, 11:48 PM ET
A perfect mirror has specular reflection, meaning it reflects all light in a single direction equal to what it receives.