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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.
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.
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