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  • Is Jackson Pollock's name hidden in 'Mural'?

    Is Jackson Pollock's name hidden in 'Mural'?
    Four and a half years ago, Smithsonian magazine offered what was then the latest theory on the genesis of “Mural,” the epic Jackson Pollock painting that went on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum on Tuesday following 21 months of detailed conservation work.
  • Forget 'House of Cards': Watch a real reporter sweat a politician

    Forget 'House of Cards': Watch a real reporter sweat a politician
    Sometimes real life outdoes fiction. In the current political cycle, you won't find a better example of that than the video below of the Topeka Capitol-Journal's Tim Carpenter nailing Milton Wolf's hide to the wall. Wolf, a radiologist, is a Tea Party...

    Watch: X-rays from a star's corpse reveal supernova secrets

    Watch: X-rays from a star's corpse reveal supernova secrets
    Staring into the dramatic corpse of a dead star known as Cassiopeia A, astronomers using NASA's NuSTAR X-ray telescope have for the first time mapped out radioactive titanium in a supernova. Charting this astrophysical frontier, as described in the...

    Nuclear fusion? Laser-wielding physicists find promising hints

    Nuclear fusion? Laser-wielding physicists find promising hints
    Scientists have been trying to harness the secrets of star power since the days of the Cold War. Now, using a 2-millimeter capsule housed in a cavernous building roughly the length of three football fields, researchers have conducted a landmark...

    Mammogram screenings don't reduce cancer death rates, study finds

    Mammogram screenings don't reduce cancer death rates, study finds
    Yearly mammography screenings for women ages 40 to 59 do not reduce breast cancer deaths, even though they make a diagnosis of illness more likely, according to a long-term study of nearly 90,000 Canadian women. The research, published Tuesday in the...