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Jan 29, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Skulls of at least some baleen whales have acoustic properties that capture the energy of low frequencies and direct it to their ear bones.
Jan 27, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Understanding how the brain causes thirst could help scientists learn what goes awry in disorders that make people drink too much or too little fluid.
Jan 8, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Discovery News
The footage is the first-ever to document dwarfism in an Asian elephant.
Jan 6, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Discovery News
An estimated tens of thousands of Cassin's auklets have washed ashore since last fall.
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.
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