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Who doesn't want a squishable robot bug? NO ONE, that's who.
After running roaches through tunnels that were only as high as two pennies stacked flat, researchers at UC Berkeley have designed a cockroach robot that’s able to squeeze through tiny spaces at blazing speeds.
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Well, this paper totally upended what I thought I knew about swimming. #bioinspiration  
Other than living in water, the bulbous jellyfish and the sinuous lamprey may seem to have little in common. And yet these two animals share a remarkable secret ability that allows them to move with great efficiency — they essentially pull, rather than push, their way through the water.
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Dating can be scary enough for young people, but it can be even more nerve-wracking for people with #autism. For this story, I wrote about a class on the UCLA campus helps young adults navigate the perilous waters of social interaction.
Standing in front of a conference room table on the UCLA campus, Albert Miranda fixes a wide smile on his face and stares at Elina Veytsman, giving her the once-over. Elina fidgets, growing increasingly unnerved.
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Turns out there's a global ocean on Enceladus! What, if anything, does it mean for chances of life on this icy moon?
Since NASA’s Cassini spacecraft spotted plumes of water spewing out of cracks in Enceladus’  surface roughly a decade ago, Saturn’s icy moon has captured the imaginations of scientists and layfolk alike who wondered whether liquid water – and how much of it – could lie hidden beneath the frigid exterior.
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Meet the world's 'superpredator': YOU. #SuperPredator  
If you’re looking for the world’s top "superpredator," look no further than your own reflection.
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Meet your normal galaxy-next-door ... next door to the dawn of the universe.
Astronomers using a giant radio telescope in the Atacama Desert of Chile have sighted the star-forming hotspot in a lopsided galaxy that was still growing when the universe was just 800 million years old.
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The California astronomer who 'killed' Pluto now says there really is a ninth planet in our solar system. And it's ten times the mass of Earth. #PlanetNine  
Astronomers say they’ve found evidence that our solar system may hold another giant planet, hidden in the dark, distant badlands far beyond Neptune’s orbit.
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So a  7-foot-tall Chinese tourist walks into a Latino personal injury lawyer's office in Monterey Park, and a #boxing partnership is born. Things were going so well for #Taishan and George Gallegos -- until the relationship took a turn.  Fascinating read by +Frank Shyong. #onlyinLA  
The new Chinese-language sign had been up for only a few weeks outside George Gallegos' personal injury law office in Monterey Park when a 7-foot-tall tourist from Beijing walked through the door.
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It's not every day I get to quote poetry in a story about physics. #NobelPrize #neutrinos  
The 2015 Nobel Prize in physics has gone to two scientists for discovering the quirky, shape-shifting behavior of neutrinos — tiny ghostlike particles that fill the universe, traveling close to the speed of light.
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All you +UC Berkeley graduates -- how many of you knew that the Campanile bell tower is filled with hundreds of thousands of fossils?
Deep in the heart of a bell tower, Eric Holt leans over and pulls open a wooden drawer filled with bones. The walls of this dimly lit room and those below are lined with shelves upon shelves of fossils — mammoth tusks, bison jaws, giant sloth limbs.
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On comet 67P, Philae serves up a world of surprises.
Scientists with the European Space Agency ’s Rosetta mission may have had a scare when the Philae lander bounced off of the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, but the bumpy touchdown actually had a silver lining: It allowed them to take measurements in two separate spots instead of one.
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The latest and greatest #Pluto image from #NewHorizons . Eat your heart out.
Pluto may be a dwarf planet, but it’s got an out-sized heart. Before NASA ’s New Horizons spacecraft flew past the icy world, it snapped and sent back this image showcasing the big, bright, heart-shaped feature covering a large part of the surface.
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