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Aug 19, 2015 07:35 AM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
The poor creature had a five-inch plastic drinking straw lodged in its nostril.
Aug 4, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Amanda Onion
Earthworms manage to digest dead plant matter despite plants' toxic defenses. Now scientists know how they do it.
Jul 8, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
“Wendy,” a newly discovered dinosaur, had curls, frills and horns … but also weighed over a ton. Continue reading →
Jul 1, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
About 48 million years ago, a natural miracle occurred: The first known “Jesus lizard” walked on water. Continue reading →
Mar 3, 2015 02:06 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The mechanism that tells birds to return in spring is still a mystery, but signs suggest it's triggered by weather and its effect on food supply. Continue reading →
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 →
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