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“Animal Evolution”

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.
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 27, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chimps have come up with eight different ways to open the same fruit and, in doing so, strengthen the theory that non-human primates practice culture.
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 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 17, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Esther Inglis-Arkell, io9.com
Breathing technique may be an important survival mechanism for species such as the Eastern painted turtle and the Australian Fitzroy river turtle.
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