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Mar 5, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some females (including women) often live beyond their child-rearing years because their wisdom improves the survival of others.
Feb 12, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
With a brief glance, your dog can figure out your mood.
Feb 3, 2015 09:30 AM ET // AFP
Flying in a V-formation is toughest for the leader, and migrating birds compensate by taking turns so that no one gets exhausted.
Jan 30, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Scientists found that chicks seem to count upwards moving from left to right.
Jan 15, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Every beach has its own unique magnetic signature and research finds sea turtles detect these signatures to locate their favorite spots.
Jan 8, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Monkeys never paid much attention to mirrors, until they finally figured out how to use them.
Jan 8, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An orangutan has spontaneously produced human-like calls that mean, Come here and give that food to me!
Dec 2, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
We humans can be led to believe that the higher the price, the better the quality. Monkeys aren’t so foolish.
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