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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 →
Jul 7, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world's largest ever flying bird, with a wingspan measured at around 24 feet long, was appropriately unearthed at an airport. Continue reading →
Jun 12, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Plants might have a more exciting life than you might think, since new research finds they can travel far and wide stuck to bird feathers. Continue reading →
May 29, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A spider has evolved a successful way to avoid being bothered: it masquerades as an unsavory pile. Continue reading →
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