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The evolution of whales from land to sea

Enlarge / Whales and their kin evolved from land-dwelling mammals, a transition that entailed major physiological and morphological changes—which geneticists have begun to...

The best Black Friday deals for Apple devices

EnlargeAndrew Cunningham Black Friday is in full swing, and that's great news if you've had your eyes on an Apple device...

Scientists debate the role of a virus in multiple sclerosis

EnlargeCHRISTOPH BURGSTEDT/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Ryan Grant was in his 20s and serving in the military when he learned that the numbness and...

[Updated] Here are all the best Black Friday deals live now

EnlargeArs Technica Black Friday is here and the rush of deals is rising to its peak. We're constantly updating our list...

The best Black Friday laptop deals we can find

Enlarge / Microsoft's Surface Pro 8.Andrew Cunningham Black Friday laptop deals are as American as pumpkin pie. But tracking down worthwhile...

Oxford scientists crack case of why ketchup splatters from near-empty bottle

Enlarge / Getting those few last dollops of ketchup out of the bottle can lead to unexpected splattering.Getty Images Ketchup is...

Report: FTC “likely” to file suit to block Microsoft/Activision merger

Enlarge / Just a few of the Activision franchises that will become Microsoft properties if and when the acquisition is finalized.Microsoft / Activision...

Porsche 911 Carrera T first drive: Simplify, then add the right options

Enlarge / Lighter and less powerful, the 911 T benefits from some desirable options that aren't available on other 911s.Tim Stevens ...

European Parliament declares Russia a terrorism sponsor, then its site goes down

Enlarge / An iteration of what happens when your site gets shut down by a DDoS attack. The European Parliament website...

No sign of the expected lake bed where Perseverance rover landed

Enlarge / No, those donut tracks aren't mine, officer.NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS The Perseverance rover landed in Mars' Jezero Crater largely because of extensive...

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