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Nov 21, 2014 09:31 AM ET
What do Jennifer Lopez, Ozzy Osbourne and John Lennon all have in common? It sure isn't the music, of course. All three have had newly discovered animals named after them. Trace and Joe tell us about their animal counterparts.
Nov 20, 2014 08:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
No wonder this man wasn't feeling well: The worm causes sparganosis, meaning inflammation of the body's tissues in response to the parasite. Continue reading →
Nov 20, 2014 07:53 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Three huge Galapagos tortoises at a zoo in Santa Fe seek out neck rubs and shell scrubs from two women zookeepers.
Nov 15, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some spiders are such ant wanna-be's that they resemble, act like, and hang out with ants, even forming mini colonies to foil ant-hating predators.
Nov 12, 2014 03:35 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Underwater tar mounds off the coast of Africa are teaming with an array of marine life, a new study reveals. Continue reading →
Nov 13, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sex and the science of sounds help to explain how a songbird can imitate a laser gun with astonishing precision. Continue reading →
Nov 11, 2014 08:55 AM ET // LiveScience
Researchers have found the roots of the special relationship between humans and cats.
Nov 10, 2014 03:50 PM ET // Richard Farrell
A new diet based on medicinal plants and supplements, without side effects, shows promise in tests.
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