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Jan 20, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some wolves are born with a capacity to bond with people, new research finds.
Jan 15, 2015 09:35 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The fossils suggest that ancient scorpions crawled out of the seas and onto land earlier than thought.
Jan 10, 2015 12:01 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A lizard's penis evolves six times faster than any of its other parts.
Jan 6, 2015 12:01 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Black widow spiders have rapidly evolved super lethal venom, such that the spiders are now building stronger webs to handle ever-bigger prey. Continue reading →
Dec 23, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Fossilized rod and cone cells — the kinds that help people see — have been discovered for the first time.
Dec 16, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Discovery News
In a bid to look unattractive to predators, the nestlings not only look like caterpillars but move just like them, too.
Dec 15, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The revised look at bird development shows some surprising relationships and also details how characteristics such as birdsong evolved.
Dec 12, 2014 09:35 AM ET // Dani Cooper, ABC Science Online
The lack of teeth in all living birds can be traced back to a common ancestor who lost its choppers about 116 million years ago.
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