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“Animal Anatomy”

Jul 14, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
If an animal has white patches of fur, floppy ears, and a baby-like face, there's a good chance that it's tame and domesticated. Continue reading →
Jul 7, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world's largest ever flying bird, with a wingspan measured at around 24 feet long, was appropriately unearthed at an airport. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Mirrored glass lips that furl and unfurl are the secret to the disco clam's impressive underwater light show. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2014 02:45 PM ET // AFP
Long known for using a type of solar compass in the brain, the insects can also migrate when skies are overcast, suggesting a magnetic compass.
Jun 24, 2014 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Vampire bats would fail miserably at a food and wine tasting event since they seem to only enjoy the flavor of one thing: blood. Continue reading →
Jun 12, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Plants might have a more exciting life than you might think, since new research finds they can travel far and wide stuck to bird feathers. Continue reading →
May 29, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Running speed, or lack thereof, may be at the heart of the swiftness of a female scorpion's sting.
May 28, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Wasps don't have to go to the hardware store for a drill bit. They have their own, which are so cleverly designed that researchers are now trying to duplicate them. Continue reading →
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