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Jun 24, 2014 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Vampire bats would fail miserably at a food and wine tasting event since they seem to only enjoy the flavor of one thing: blood. Continue reading →
Jun 4, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Flies drop dead after consuming a popular sugar substitute, suggesting that the common sweetener is a potent insecticide. Continue reading →
May 26, 2014 01:20 PM ET
Whales used to be able to taste a lot of flavors, but now can only taste salt! Why did this happen? Trace takes a look at why this change took place, and how it's not so uncommon in the animal kingdom.
Apr 22, 2014 07:05 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
If you hope to avoid extinction, it pays not to be a finicky eater. Continue reading →
Apr 16, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Which came first: carnivores or herbivores? A newly discovered tiny meat eater answers that questions and more. Continue reading →
Apr 1, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience.com
Eating a calorie-restricted diet may increase longevity and improve health in rhesus monkeys, a new study suggests.
Mar 27, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Primate poop reveals what our furry ancestors are eating.
Mar 26, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Giant pandas have a sweet tooth, which explains why a baby giant panda at the National Zoo keeps craving a certain sweet food. Continue reading →
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