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Largest Triceratops Skeleton Ever Found Sells for $7.7M

The largest triceratops skeleton ever found was sold for $7.74 million Thursday at an auction in Paris to a private American collector.In a statement on its website, the Drouot auction house said the fossilized remains of “Big John,” as the skeleton is…

New Name for Facebook? Critics Cry Smoke and Mirrors

Facebook critics pounced Wednesday on a report that the social network plans to rename itself, arguing it may be seeking to distract from recent scandals and controversy.The report from tech news website The Verge, which Facebook refused to confirm, sa…

Pig-to-Human Transplants Come a Step Closer With New Test

Scientists temporarily attached a pig’s kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work, a small step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for lifesaving transplants.Pigs have been the most recent research focus to address the org…