World Science: Where's the dark matter? Not here, astronomers admit
* Where's the dark matter? Not here, befuddled
Indispensable to modern physical theories, "dark
matter" has turned up missing in our own cosmic back
* Homeless planets may get adopted:
There may be hope yet for those worlds that are
wandering in the cold without a home star, a study
* Penguin census, taken from space, yields
A new study using satellite mapping reveals there
are twice as many emperor penguins in Antarctica as
previously thought, scientists say.
* In bird "divorce," females seen having the
Divorce might not be healthy -- but at least it may
be natural, if findings from a new study are to be
* "Robotic cat" illness mystifies vets:
Scientists are on the hunt for a pathogen they say
may be causing a mystery illness: cats are starting
to walk like robots.
* Tumor risk from dental X-rays not eliminated,
Research has linked dental X-rays to an increased
risk of a rare, usually benign brain tumor.
* Scientist hopes to help you create "perfect
A study is testing whether iPhones can be harnessed
to improve people's dreams.
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