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It’s a Briefcase! It’s a Pizza Box! No, It’s a Mini Satellite
Orbiting instruments are now so small they can be launched by the dozens, and even high school students can build them.

It Could Be the Age of the Chicken, Geologically
With 65 billion chickens consumed each year, the signature fossil of the modern epoch may be the leftovers.

ScienceTake: Geckos Can Run on Water
A small lizard is among the elite group of animals that race across the surface of water.

During Seven-Hour Spacewalk, Russian Astronauts Gather Clues to Orbital Mystery
Wielding sharp tools, the two men in spacesuits examined a tiny hole that has roiled space relations between the United States and Russia.

Women in Rare Company Accept Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry
“It is truly an amazing feeling when you know that you have built something that no one else ever has and it actually works,” said Donna Strickland, only the third woman to win the physics prize.