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“Animal Breeding”

Nov 19, 2014 01:15 PM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
The captive animals may not be as effective at increasing the genetic diversity of wild populations, if results on mice translate to other species.
Nov 13, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sex and the science of sounds help to explain how a songbird can imitate a laser gun with astonishing precision. Continue reading →
Nov 5, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Human genitalia are surprisingly similar to those of reptiles, in that they are derived from the same genetic program and induced by the same ancestral set of molecular signals.
Oct 28, 2014 04:20 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Population deemed secure after large creatures rebound from just 15 to more than 1,000 on Espanola.
Jul 30, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The animal kingdom's bravest and most vigilant mother could be a deep sea octopus who has just broken the world record for egg brooding. Continue reading →
Jul 22, 2014 04:45 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The Mexican wolf went extinct in the wild about three decades ago. Breeding pairs have been raised in captivity and reintroduced into western Mexico.
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 →
Feb 12, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our quest for cute dogs has resulted in an unimaginably painful condition that changes how the brains of tiny dogs grow. Continue reading →
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