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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 7, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
New laser scans of the flightless bird have exposed portions of its anatomy unknown to science, revealing secrets about how the bird once lived.
Nov 8, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
In 60 years,the distribution of bird species across the nation is going to be very different, due to changes in climate, habitat encroachment by humans and other factors. Continue reading →
Nov 4, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Hummingbird beaks aren't just for nectar sipping. They can double as weapons in the mating game.
Oct 24, 2014 10:50 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Here are some of the animals--both on sea and on land--that existed during this mega-sized shark’s heyday.
Oct 2, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Researchers gather the first experimental evidence that birds actively select nest-building materials that hide their nests.
Oct 1, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
A new study shows how bird wrists evolved from those of their dinosaur predecessors.
Sep 30, 2014 04:55 PM ET // Discovery News
Procedure is world's first ever performed on such a bird of prey.
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