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“Adaptation”

Jan 20, 2016 10:40 AM ET // Dani Cooper, ABC Science Online
If you have hopes of replicating Spiderman's ability to climb walls, a new study may crush your dreams.
Dec 2, 2015 09:50 AM ET // Mindy Weisberger, LiveScience
Known for using their powerful jaws to launch themselves into the air, the insects have another trick in their escape arsenal.
Nov 30, 2015 02:17 PM ET // Discovery News
Researchers marvel at the evolutionary convergence, even as they're not sure what purpose the color serves.
Nov 19, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
Scientists work out an enduring mystery about how some fish can seem to disappear.
Oct 29, 2015 09:35 AM ET // AFP
The distress call creates chaos and a chance to get away.
Oct 9, 2015 09:55 AM ET // Dani Cooper, ABC Science Online
The ability, known as protrusion, allows fish to extend their jaw and snap up otherwise elusive prey, making them effective hunters.
Sep 16, 2015 10:05 AM ET // Elizabeth Newbern, LiveScience
Caterpillars that munch on corn leaves have developed a clever way to get the most nutrients from their meals.
Sep 14, 2015 04:55 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Researchers from Lund University in Sweden have shown that well-developed eyes come at a surprising cost to other organ systems.
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