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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 5, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A scrappy, furry plant-lover named Luck coexisted with dinosaurs and provides important new insights into the evolution of Earth's earliest mammals.
Sep 3, 2014 02:09 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Japan plans to allow whaling in the Antarctic Ocean next year, though the International Court of Justice banned the practice in March. Continue reading →
Jul 30, 2014 01:41 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The growing push to clear forests for palm oil cultivation in Africa may spell doom for that continent's great apes. Continue reading →
Jul 30, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Amanda Onion
A chunk of 20-million-year-old amber rediscovered from an old collection reveals a locust with remnants of wings that the insect has since lost. Continue reading →
Jul 11, 2014 12:01 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Sharks might be able to cope with climate change's effects upon the Arctic, a study of fossil shark teeth has found. Continue reading →
Mar 14, 2014 07:42 AM ET
From birthing offspring in their stomach to finding a frog smaller than a dime, join Trace as he discusses three recent weird frog discoveries!
Feb 6, 2014 11:27 AM ET // Tim Wall
Five million years ago, before the Ice Ages, strange mammals resided along the Pacific coast near modern San Francisco. Continue reading →
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