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Trailer: Until Dawn

PS4 interactive horror Until Dawn releases August 26, 2015.

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Experts pinpoint exact time of death

Austrian scientists have come up with a method that allows calculation of the time of death even after ten days.

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Nothing square about the seahorse’s tail

It's perhaps the most unusual feature, but experts say they can explain how the seahorse got its square tail.

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Not even chatbots want to talk about weather
July 2 2015 at 10:07

Rhodri Marden leaps into the unwelcoming arms of artificial intelligence.

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What your selfie says about you
July 2 2015 at 10:07

The pose, the location and even the angle from which we take a picture of ourselves reveal a lot about our personality.

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Biting into the saber-toothed cat's teeth
July 2 2015 at 08:56

Scientists have offered unique insight into the big cat's most famous feature: its dagger-like upper canine teeth.

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Total recall: How memories are formed
July 2 2015 at 08:55

Scientists have gained a new understanding of how memories of everyday events are formed in the brain.

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Hope rests on KZN lion pride
July 2 2015 at 08:55

The re-invigoration of an entire species in Rwanda rests upon the powerful shoulders of seven KwaZulu-Natal lions.

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Rosetta finds sinkholes on comet's surface
July 2 2015 at 08:55

The comet being studied by Rosetta spacecraft has massive sinkholes that are nearly wide enough to swallow the Great Pyramid of Giza.

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Plants have body clocks just like us
July 2 2015 at 08:55

Petunia flowers release a chemical-laden fragrance after sunset to lure nocturnal insects, scientists have found.

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The next frontier in biological weapons?
July 1 2015 at 14:30

Experts have called for wider international cooperation to avoid the spread of animal diseases that could be used as biological weapons.

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The mail you wish you’d never sent
July 1 2015 at 14:29

Here, six writers reveal the most embarrassing emails they wish they'd never sent.

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Crow hitches a ride on eagle
July 1 2015 at 14:25

They say the quickest way to get somewhere is as the crow flies. But this crow decided to speed things up a bit.

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