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“Animal Instincts”

Apr 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Tiny fruit flies and fighter pilots have at least one thing in common: they both use ultra speedy banked turns to evade enemies. Continue reading →
Apr 1, 2014 08:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Wolf packs, like people, organize themselves for maximum success, only the goal in the case of wolf hunting packs is to kill for survival. Continue reading →
Mar 18, 2014 08:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
As if an 18-foot snake that can eat humans isn't worrisome enough, a new study has found that Burmese pythons possess incredible, natural GPS ability. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2014 10:20 AM ET // AFP
African elephants can differentiate between human languages and move away from those considered a threat.
Feb 26, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
From an apartment complex in North Carolina to the entire city of Naples, Italy, officials are using new doggy DNA forensics to nab owners who don't scoop their dog's poop.
Jan 9, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A bird known for its gender-bending ways has yet again surprised researchers by breaking Europe's bird migration record. Continue reading →
Jan 2, 2014 01:38 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
For the first time, scientists have shown that dogs are sensitive to Earth's magnetic forces. Continue reading →
Dec 19, 2013 04:50 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Males in particular show low levels of aggression, even maintaining platonic friendships with females and sticking by their mothers into adulthood.
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