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“Animal Evolution”

Jul 30, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Some fruit flies, when put in front of a video game, controlled the game, meaning that they had awareness of their surroundings and where they stood in them. Continue reading →
Jul 28, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
T. rex and other big dinosaurs had teeth that were specialized for tearing through flesh and bone -- only one living animal has similar tooth structure. Can you guess which?
Jul 14, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our species may be handy, but human hands turn out to be more primitive than chimps' and orangutans', according to a new study. Continue reading →
Jul 14, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world’s oldest known fossilized sperm has just been discovered in a 50-million-year-old worm cocoon from Antarctica. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
“Wendy,” a newly discovered dinosaur, had curls, frills and horns … but also weighed over a ton. Continue reading →
Jul 1, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
About 48 million years ago, a natural miracle occurred: The first known “Jesus lizard” walked on water. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The prehistoric animal is so bizarre that, for years, scientists couldn’t figure out which side of it was the front and which was the back.
Jun 23, 2015 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Racehorse speed continues to go up, according to a new study that suggests breeding by humans could be changing horses at the genetic level.
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