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Sep 25, 2014 02:45 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Birds didn't evolve in one fell swoop from their dinosaur ancestors, suggests a newly constructed dinosaur family tree.
Sep 18, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Nearly every primate, including humans, hates getting ripped off, finds research.
Sep 10, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Discovery of three new Jurassic Era animals suggests that early mammals, which resembled squirrels, first emerged 208 million years ago. Continue reading →
Aug 27, 2014 06:40 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Unusual fish that walk and breathe air turn out quite differently when raised on land, rather than in water.
Aug 25, 2014 08:55 AM ET // Christopher Doyle, ABC Science
Cane toads that go where no cane toad has gone before pave the way for more timid toads to rapidly take over new territories, say researchers.
Aug 22, 2014 01:54 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Domestication has resulted in dogs that are so submissive, they suppress their innate smarts and independence, a new study has determined. Continue reading →
Jul 30, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Amanda Onion
A chunk of 20-million-year-old amber rediscovered from an old collection reveals a locust with remnants of wings that the insect has since lost. Continue reading →
Jul 22, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The animal with the world’s best sense of smell has been named, along with nine other contenders.
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