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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.
Nov 10, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The fossilized remains of the mare and her tiny, unborn foal are revealing new insights into reproduction in ancient horses.
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.
Nov 4, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Hummingbird beaks aren't just for nectar sipping. They can double as weapons in the mating game.
Oct 23, 2014 04:45 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Green anole handles arrival of an invasive competitor by making better toes in a mere 20 generations.
Oct 21, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Our ancestor's ability to survive the mass extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs could have important medical applications that one day could help a manned trip to Mars.
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