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“Animal Evolution”

May 29, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Tim Wall
Flowers often need reproductive help from birds and bees, not to mention bats, moths, lizards and primates.
Mar 9, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sponges led to more oxygen in oceans, setting the stage for complex forms of life that included our distant ancestors, according to a new study. Continue reading →
Jan 8, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Great white sharks can live to be 70 years or more and might be the oldest sharks on earth. Continue reading →
Feb 11, 2013 03:00 AM ET
Animals downsize after boosted carbon dioxide levels and soaring temperatures.
Aug 23, 2011 06:00 PM ET // Tim Wall
The estimate also comes with a price tag for describing all these Earth species, most of which are still unknown: $364 billion.
Jun 22, 2010 06:55 PM ET // Michael Reilly
A genetically distinct population of honey bees has been found, isolated in the Libyan desert for the last 10,000 years.
Jun 17, 2010 01:40 PM ET // Michael Reilly
Top predators from Belize to Massachusetts carry drug-resistant forms of bacteria. They could be passing it back to humans on our dinner plates.
May 13, 2010 02:33 PM ET // Cristen Conger
The oldest known bat fossil yields important clues to bats' unique senses.
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