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A museum in Denmark is using the small burrowers to help dig up a fort complex from the Middle Ages.
Even if you haven't been wondering how ants poop and then handle their waste, you might be fascinated once you learn the answers. It turns out they're not as slobby as you might guess, and they even have toilet areas -- of a sort!
In lab-dish tests, seven compounds obtained from venom blocked a protein crucial for transmitting the sensation of pain to the human brain.
Close to 700 koalas have been killed off by authorities in southeastern Australia because overpopulation led to the animals starving.
Forget ridiculous superstitions about black cats -- dark-colored animals carry survival perks in their coloring.
We like to imagine our pets are in agony while we're out of the house, even if it's just for half an hour. Sure, we observe their joy when we return, but, clinically speaking, what's going on in our furry friends' short-term memory?
The young dinosaur likely didn't die from starvation, according to the new, likely highly accurate estimate. Continue reading →
The mechanism that tells birds to return in spring is still a mystery, but signs suggest it's triggered by weather and its effect on food supply. Continue reading →
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