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Sep 19, 2014 04:35 AM ET
Chimps are smart, right? Pretty darn smart! But how come we can do the speaking thing and they can't? As ever, genes are at play in this special talent, and Tara explains what we have that chimps don't.
Aug 22, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Research team sequences all the genes expressed during regeneration.
Aug 14, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Natural Trap Cave excavation poses some unusual challenges, like how to get through customs with piles of dirty, 50,000-year-old bones. Continue reading →
Aug 7, 2014 09:56 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The most extensive genetic study ever conducted on whale sharks reveals that they exist in two populations worldwide, and that their fairly recent population boom is a thing of the past. Continue reading →
Jun 27, 2014 03:28 PM ET // Discovery News
Chimps are very much like humans, from giggling to grieving.
May 22, 2014 01:20 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Humpback whale populations across the world may actually be separate subspecies, a new genetic study reveals.
May 19, 2014 07:40 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Certain dogs, just like certain humans, carry a gene mutation that causes albinism.
Mar 18, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The dividing line between animals and plants is blurred as sea anemones are found to be genetically part plant and part animal.
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