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New dinosaur species offers evolutionary clues
By Reuters - Feb 08, 2016

By Jim Drury Paleontologists say a 201-million-year-old dinosaur fossil found two years ago on a Welsh beach could offer vital clues to understanding the evolution from the late ...

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Short-legged Oregon arachnid gets 'behemoth' name
By Reuters - Feb 03, 2016

By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Researchers have bestowed a grandiose scientific name on a tiny, spider-like cousin of the daddy longlegs, officially dubbing the ...

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Smart band-aid on the horizon
By Reuters - Feb 03, 2016

By Ben Gruber Cambridge, MASS (Reuters) - Wearable electronics will revolutionize the way doctors diagnose and treat patients, according to researchers at MIT, who are developing ...

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Sharpshooting spray system cuts crop chemical use
By Reuters - Feb 01, 2016

By Matthew Stock A new spray technology that shoots a targeted droplet with incredible accuracy could cut agricultural use of chemicals by more than 99 percent, according to the ...