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sharks

Great White Shark Tagged for the First Time in Canadian Atlantic Waters

Heather Bowlby at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography in Halifax tagged the shark with a location tracker that will monitor its movements for nearly a year.
Becky Ferreira
9.18.18
lost dogs

The Mysterious Disappearance of North America's First Dogs

When people migrated to North America some 10,000 years ago, they brought their canine companions with them.
Becky Ferreira
7.6.18
Artificial Intelligence

The All-Girl Afghan Robotics Team Was Banned from Entering the US. Now It's Inspiring a Revolution

This weekend, the Afghan Dreamers won the Rookie Inspiration Award at the FIRST Robotics World Championship in Detroit.
Virginia Vigliar
5.1.18
Narrow Escapes

The First Spacewalker Cheated Death And Crash-Landed In a Forest Full of Wolves

Humanity’s first spacewalk seems even crazier 52 years later.
Becky Ferreira
3.18.17
fatigue

28 Hours on the Clock: ‘Unethical’ Trial May Have Put Med Students at Risk

In what one watchdog group calls a “highly unethical” trial, first-year medical residents worked 28 hours at a stretch or longer.
Kate Lunau
3.10.16
Motherboard Blog

This Drone Flight Over a Decaying Shipyard Will Save Ruin Porn

With unexpected cameo by a former pilot who flew drones in Afghanistan.
Brian Anderson
3.6.13
Motherboard Blog

The Year in Hobby-Drone Crash Porn

Before looking up at all the hopes, fears, and uncertainties that 2013 may hold for civilian and hobby drones, let's remember some of those small-fry unmanned aerials that tumbled down to Earth in 2012.
Brian Anderson
12.31.12