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“Animal Breeding”

Dec 15, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sparks are said to fly when people are in love, and now science proves this literally happens when an egg and sperm hit it off.
Dec 9, 2014 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The glossy eggshell of a rare bird is so luminous that it actually changes color when viewed from different angles.
Dec 2, 2014 01:10 PM ET // Discovery News
The Christmas Island natives make their annual journey to the coast to mate.
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 →
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