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“Animal Instincts”

Apr 30, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Future generations might never experience a turbulent flight thanks to new research on bats and their super sensitive wings.
Apr 27, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The sudden rip of Velcro or the clank of a metal spoon against a pet dish are just a few of the sounds that can trigger seizures in cats.
Mar 26, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Bats on food runs have their own version of traffic rules to avoid high-speed collisions.
Mar 23, 2015 11:20 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The finding could shed light on how animals with backbones first invaded land, researchers say.
Mar 20, 2015 03:05 PM ET // Discovery News
The arrival of spring brings warmer weather, the greening of trees, the blooming of flowers, and animals that have been off taking long naps.
Mar 18, 2015 08:50 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
Arachnids optimize the size, strength and stickiness of their webs for catching whatever prey is around.
Mar 9, 2015 12:55 PM ET // Discovery News
A trained scent dog accurately identified whether patients' urine samples had thyroid cancer or were benign 88.2 percent of the time.
Mar 4, 2015 04:06 AM ET
We like to imagine our pets are in agony while we're out of the house, even if it's just for half an hour. Sure, we observe their joy when we return, but, clinically speaking, what's going on in our furry friends' short-term memory?
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