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Feb 18, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Funky-furred calico cats are pointing the way to a cure for human obesity that doesn't involve dieting. Continue reading →
Feb 17, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Four genes connected to OCD in dogs are identified, offering clues that may lead to better drugs for the human condition.
Feb 12, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our quest for cute dogs has resulted in an unimaginably painful condition that changes how the brains of tiny dogs grow. Continue reading →
Feb 3, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Tim Wall
Starfish limbs walk away from the body when the marine creature suffers from a mysterious new disease. Continue reading →
Jan 23, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A canine cancer originated in a prehistoric inbred dog, which led to the spread of the disease all around the globe. Continue reading →
Nov 20, 2013 07:00 PM ET // Douglas Main, LiveScience Staff Writer
Male Darwin frogs raise young in their vocal sacks. But one of the two species is likely extinct and the other is in decline.
Oct 10, 2013 09:06 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A quartet of snarling Tasmanian devils has just arrived at the San Diego Zoo, which is now the only zoo in the U.S. with these rambunctious endangered animals. Continue reading →
Oct 3, 2013 09:13 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A parasite linked to suicidal behavior and schizophrenia in humans is now causing some mice to become super confident around cats. Continue reading →
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