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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.
Feb 17, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
Four genes connected to OCD in dogs are identified, offering clues that may lead to better drugs for the human condition.
Jan 31, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Fossils for a scrappy, Italian canine that lived 2 million years ago are helping researchers to better understand the evolution of wolves and dogs.
Dec 9, 2013 09:30 AM ET // Laura Poppick, LiveScience
Five distinct humpback whale populations have been identified across the North Pacific Ocean in the most comprehensive genetic study of the mammals in this region yet
Oct 26, 2013 12:05 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The widespread practice of spaying or neutering cats before they are adopted may be inadvertently selecting for aloof cats.
Apr 4, 2013 02:30 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
New technologies could pave the way for these extinct creatures to make a comeback.
Mar 8, 2013 01:26 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Mice raised with human brain cells produce faster learners -- and interesting ethical questions. ->
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