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“Adaptation”

Jul 28, 2015 03:55 PM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The finding suggests the different niches inhabited by the lizards have, incredibly, changed little over the past 20 million-year.
Jul 21, 2015 08:55 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
The discovery of a genetically distinct group of kangaroos sheds light on how they survived aeons of climate-induced changes to their grassland home.
Jul 2, 2015 08:48 AM ET
It’s extremely important to wear sunscreen when you’re outside, but did you know that some animals create their own sunscreen?
Feb 23, 2015 12:05 PM ET
Luna moths have just a week to live, their only goal to find a mate and make more luna moths. Their only problem? How to dodge bats that want to eat them. It turns out that's what their super-long tails are for -- pulling a "made you miss!" on bats.
Feb 9, 2015 02:35 PM ET // Discovery News
The ocean sunfish basks in surface light to regulate its body temperature and prepare for chilly dives.
Feb 6, 2015 03:20 PM ET // Discovery News
Atypical among small rodents, the creature's coloring and defensive bark give predators something to think about.
Feb 4, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Discovery News
A research team confirms the presence of key algal genes on the chromosome of the emerald sea slug.
Jan 30, 2015 12:10 PM ET
There's a new kind of eye in town, and it belongs to Paraphronima gracilis, a tiny, transparent, aquatic crustacean that sees kind of like a bee but whose eye structure, researchers say, is one of a kind.
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