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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.
Apr 30, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some clever monkeys in the wild have devised an anvil and stone hammer method for quickly cracking nuts.
Apr 28, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Translation of monkey speak reveals that at least some of our fellow primates communicate a lot about leopards, birds of prey and falling tree branches.
Mar 18, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Orangutans can impersonate larger, scarier animals by altering their calls with their hands.
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 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.
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