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“Crustaceans”

Jan 20, 2016 09:34 AM ET // AFP
A tiny but scary-looking marine critter that died out with the dinosaurs, caught prey with the aid of two monstrous eyes.
Dec 1, 2015 10:51 AM ET
For hundreds of years, scientists thought animals couldn't feel pain, as we understand the word, and instead just reacted mechanically. Maybe they should have consulted a crab before reaching that conclusion.
Sep 24, 2015 04:35 PM ET // Edd Gent, LiveScience
The crustaceans have developed a form of ritualized combat that lets individuals compete without bludgeoning each other to death.
Aug 28, 2015 11:21 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sir Elton John has just been honored with a namesake crustacean that, in true rock star fashion, has already gotten into trouble.
Jun 24, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The prehistoric animal is so bizarre that, for years, scientists couldn’t figure out which side of it was the front and which was the back.
May 18, 2015 10:22 AM ET // Discovery News
It's not every day that a class field trip -- in Los Angeles -- turns up a brand new species.
May 7, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Which came first: heads or brains? One of the oldest brains ever discovered is helping to answer that question and more.
Mar 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Traits associated with butterflies, lobsters and spiders are all present in a newly found super ancient creature that gave rise to these and other modern species. Continue reading →
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