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May 20, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Birds click their bills with great rhythm -- but why?
May 5, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The ultimate early bird pushes back the evolutionary record of modern birds by around 6 million years.
May 4, 2015 03:44 PM ET // AFP
Setting out bird feeders attracts bossy breeds and discourages native birds from taking seed.
Feb 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Penguins can only taste two flavors, salty and sour, according to new research that sheds light on why temperature is so important to food appreciation.
Dec 15, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The revised look at bird development shows some surprising relationships and also details how characteristics such as birdsong evolved.
Dec 9, 2014 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The glossy eggshell of a rare bird is so luminous that it actually changes color when viewed from different angles.
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 →
Jul 23, 2014 11:58 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Pets were on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that crashed last week, but why did the manifest list include 4 live pigeons? Continue reading →
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