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Aug 14, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Natural Trap Cave excavation poses some unusual challenges, like how to get through customs with piles of dirty, 50,000-year-old bones. Continue reading →
Mar 19, 2014 03:59 PM ET // Tim Wall
Genetic evidence suggests giant, flightless birds, the moas, thrived until Polynesians colonized New Zealand in the 13th century, when the birds quickly went extinct. 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 →
Jan 15, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A glass of water is all a fish detective needs to identify thousands of fish. Continue reading →
Aug 29, 2013 08:06 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Is a strange, blue-skinned dog found years ago in Texas evidence of a vampiric monster call the chupacabra? Continue reading →
Mar 19, 2013 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The mysterious giant squid have one of the longest ranges of any species, according to recent DNA analysis. ->
Mar 18, 2013 03:07 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Scientists have revived the genome of an extinct Australian frog that gave birth through its mouth. ->
Jul 20, 2011 07:56 AM ET // Tim Wall
What's driven vipers to evolve a deadly venom? A need to defend themselves against opossums.
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