260-million-year-old fossil reveals the evolution of turtle shells

Turtle shells are truly remarkable structures. As embryos, turtles' bones begin to fuse, as ribs, shoulder bones, and vertebrae merge together to form the hard outer shell. That's an incredible evolutionary adaptation, and the Permian fossil Eunotosaurus helps explain how turtles got their shells. » 6/02/13 4:00pm 6/02/13 4:00pm

Terminator, The Queen Borg In The Shell Chronicles

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles starts its two-night premiere next Sunday, and you may have seen some of the new posters promoting the show, including with one with a topless (and bottomless) Summer Glau hanging from cables with all of her, uh... cybernetics exposed. But it turns out the old android babe with… » 1/07/08 8:40am 1/07/08 8:40am