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“Evolution”

Aug 4, 2015 02:10 PM ET // Richard Farrell
A particular, high-pitched 'peep' is used by the primates across a number of contexts, much as is seen in human babies.
Jul 28, 2015 03:55 PM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The finding suggests the different niches inhabited by the lizards have, incredibly, changed little over the past 20 million-year.
Jul 23, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Discovery of the world's oldest known snake reveals that it lived among dinosaurs, evolved from lizards, and had four tiny feet.
Jul 6, 2015 06:47 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
While slow-moving fish could get away with absorbing oxygen through their thin skin, more active fish tended to be thicker-skinned so they had to find more effective ways to get their oxygen.
Jul 2, 2015 08:48 AM ET
It’s extremely important to wear sunscreen when you’re outside, but did you know that some animals create their own sunscreen?
Jun 24, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Eight-inch-long Grandfather turtle did not have a shell, but it had the makings of one.
Jun 23, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An aggressive predatory fish covered with armor featured the most primitive teeth known to date.
Jun 12, 2015 11:35 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Chimp chuckles and smiles are so similar to those of humans that scientists are rethinking the origin of laughter and smiles.
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