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Feb 19, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
From humongous dinosaurs to ever-growing humans, it appears that bigger is better, at least where evolution is concerned. Continue reading →
Feb 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Penguins can only taste two flavors, salty and sour, according to new research that sheds light on why temperature is so important to food appreciation.
Feb 12, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our earliest animal ancestors were a tiny but tough group, reveals newly discovered remains of the world's first tree-dwelling and subterranean mammal ancestors. Continue reading →
Jan 30, 2015 01:48 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A new dinosaur called Dragon of Qijiang had a body that was half neck.
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.
Jan 29, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Skulls of at least some baleen whales have acoustic properties that capture the energy of low frequencies and direct it to their ear bones.
Jan 27, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Discovery News
A spider that combs and pulls its silk to create sticky filaments could inspire a way to make long, strong nanofibers.
Jan 22, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
No brain? No problem for jellyfish, which turn out to be more aggressive than passive, at least in terms of their swimming.
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