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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.
Feb 19, 2014 10:15 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Structures that allow bears to cross highways do in fact work, allowing the animals to reach mates on the other side of the road, research finds.
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