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“Evolution”

Jul 28, 2014 06:01 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dinosaurs would still be around today, and humans never would have emerged, if an asteroid hadn't struck Earth right when it did 66 million years ago.
Jul 25, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
A newly discovered dinosaur species offers hints that feathers were much more common among the ancient beasts than once thought.
Jun 20, 2014 11:01 AM ET
Sure, we're all in love with the cuddly, takin'-it-easy sloths of today, but what did they look like in a land far, far back in time?
May 8, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Hefty polar bears, which love to sink their teeth into greasy blobs of fat, could hold the key to avoiding heart disease. Continue reading →
May 6, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dino claw types changed a lot as these animals evolved into modern birds.
May 6, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Richard Farrell
The musky rat-kangaroo prefers no place other than home, which could put it at risk.
May 5, 2014 04:22 AM ET
Hamsters, squirrels, platypuses, chipmunks, and some primates can store food in their cheeks! The storage facility's undeniably cute, but, beyond cuteness, why the heck do these critters have cheek pouches?
Apr 25, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Richard Farrell
Evolutionary adaptation keeps vital organs from crushing their lungs.
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