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Aug 22, 2014 01:54 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Domestication has resulted in dogs that are so submissive, they suppress their innate smarts and independence, a new study has determined. Continue reading →
Aug 22, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Scientists have been puzzled by the fact that hummingbirds maintain such a sugary diet without a sweet-taste receptor.
Aug 21, 2014 02:05 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
As they filter water, the bivalves' tissues absorb some of the chemicals and pathogens that are present.
Aug 20, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Bigger, beefier spiders are emerging because, as a new study has found, some spiders love city and suburban living. Continue reading →
Aug 19, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chimps have a lot to say, as audio files from a huge collection of chimpanzee recordings reveal.
Aug 19, 2014 05:01 AM ET
Are animals empathetic? World famous Koko the Gorilla, said to have mourned the death of comedic legend Robin Williams, reignites the debate over just how much empathy animals can muster, even across species.
Aug 18, 2014 02:20 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Having lost her own calf five years ago, mother take an orphan under her flipper.
Aug 15, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The idea of a shark attacking someone in the ocean is scary enough, but this week, a 7-year-old boy was bitten by one of these fearsome fish in a lake.
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