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Some effects of the long-lasting, sub-freezing temperatures are only now becoming apparent. One surprise was the discovery that starving rats in New York City had attacked the trees in urban parks for sustenance.
Apr 23, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A mysterious duck-like sound in the ocean is finally identified -- but other puzzling noises remain unsolved.
Apr 11, 2014 03:40 PM ET // Tim Wall
Many animals and plants hold on to existence in fragments of their former homelands, surrounded by a flood of human farms and homes.
Apr 14, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
Check out these flowering plants that can help give bees a boost.
Apr 7, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
An extinct arthropod, Fuxianhuia protensa, from the Cambrian period, had a sophisticated heart and blood vessel system.
Mar 25, 2014 05:59 AM ET
It's very easy to tell the difference from plants and animals...right? It was announced last week that sea anemones are actually half animal, and half plant! Trace explains how something can be both.
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 →
Mar 6, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A large living coral reef has just been found in the coastal waters of Iraq.
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