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“Animal Science”

Dec 15, 2014 03:10 PM ET // Discovery News
A specialized form of radiation treatment was used for a sarcoma on the face of the 40-year-old animal named Tess.
Nov 5, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Human genitalia are surprisingly similar to those of reptiles, in that they are derived from the same genetic program and induced by the same ancestral set of molecular signals.
Oct 29, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
How could a frog go unnoticed in NYC for thousands of years? Discretion is everything. Continue reading →
Oct 20, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Using DNA in guano, researchers create a non-invasive method to aid in preservation of endangered species.
Aug 22, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Research team sequences all the genes expressed during regeneration.
Aug 14, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Natural Trap Cave excavation poses some unusual challenges, like how to get through customs with piles of dirty, 50,000-year-old bones. Continue reading →
Aug 8, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Nuclear bomb testing from the 50s and 60s had at least one perk: it's enabling scientists now to learn that many sharks are much older. Continue reading →
Jul 22, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The animal with the world’s best sense of smell has been named, along with nine other contenders.
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