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Aug 14, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Elizabeth Goldbaum, LiveScience
Researchers have assembled and published the first genome of a cephalopod, the group that includes octopuses, squid and cuttlefish.
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 →
Jun 13, 2015 07:55 AM ET // AFP
The study finding show that canines have the capacity to co-operate socially.
Jun 11, 2015 11:39 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Pigs may oink and bring home the bacon for some, but they also turn out to be intelligent and empathetic beings.
Jun 4, 2015 06:12 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The deluge that flooded parts of Texas over the past week has created a strange sight on a patch of the state's highways: clumps of worms along the center line. Why does this happen? Continue reading →
May 20, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Birds click their bills with great rhythm -- but why?
May 20, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Skin can sometimes see, as new research on an octopus shows.
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.
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