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May 5, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Newly found primates help to tell the story of primate evolution, shedding light on why our earliest ancestors migrated from Asia to Africa.
May 4, 2016 04:25 PM ET // Richard Farrell
The stickleback fish did something in less than 10,000 years that would take other animals at least 100 times as long.
Apr 28, 2016 02:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sleep patterns like REM and SWS evolved in a common animal ancestor more than 300 million years ago.
Apr 26, 2016 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Slime mold, a unicellular organism at the bottom of the food chain, can learn, a finding that has important implications for understanding the evolution of learning, as well as how many creatures can be 'smart' and successful without a brain.
Apr 22, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
Scientists have identified the gene that regulates beak size, which has allowed greater variation in food sources for the iconic Galapagos birds.
Apr 21, 2016 02:50 PM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
Ancient bears evolved to become giants so they could scavenge prey killed by others, a new study suggests.
Apr 21, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A recently discovered baby dinosaur was about the size of a golden retriever upon hatching, yet its parents grew to be the largest animals ever to walk the Earth.
Apr 18, 2016 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Life went from really bad to worse for dinosaurs in the years preceding the asteroid impact, new research shows.
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