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Aug 21, 2014 12:01 PM ET
Autism is linked to a protein that inhibits the brain's ability to trim its synapses as it develops. Continue reading →
Aug 4, 2014 01:32 PM ET
A newly identified species of bat from Bolivia isn't exactly spooky. It features fluffy golden yellow fur and a cute pug nose. Continue reading →
Jul 30, 2014 12:17 PM ET
It's summer, it's beautiful outside -- keep covered! So warns the office of the U.S. Surgeon General. Continue reading →
Jul 30, 2014 11:00 AM ET
A chunk of 20-million-year-old amber rediscovered from an old collection reveals a locust with remnants of wings that the insect has since lost. Continue reading →
Jul 23, 2014 11:34 AM ET
A tiny crucifix found during the excavation of a 17th century colony on Newfoundland symbolizes early religious freedom in North America. Continue reading →
Jul 7, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Some bees use bold intimidation rather than secrecy to claim prime nectar spots. Continue reading →
Jun 23, 2014 03:10 PM ET
Seeking out the perfect tan might be about more than vanity, research suggests.
Jun 16, 2014 11:51 AM ET
Do you remember what your did on that bachelor party? These men are unlikely to forget their celebration. Continue reading →
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