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Nov 11, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Deadly contagious viruses can infect multiple animals, including humans.
Oct 1, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
An ancient idea of non-genetic inheritance may influence offspring of flies, scientists report. Continue reading →
Jun 19, 2014 06:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A whole menagerie of animals are now predicting World Cup soccer matches... what gives? Continue reading →
Jun 18, 2014 01:12 PM ET
Malaria kills more than half a million people a year, with the female mosquito being 100% responsible for the mass murder. Could scientists hack the reproductive process of mosquitoes such that, over time, no more female babies are born?
Jun 6, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Richard Farrell
In several species of shark, levels of toxic chemicals found to be 10 times higher than what's considered safe.
Jun 4, 2014 09:41 AM ET
The camps are well defined and only too happy to mock each other, but when a study looked at "dog people" vs. "cat people," well ... one group got the short end of the stick on intelligence tests.
May 19, 2014 04:10 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
California Chrome will race for the Triple Crown wearing a breathing strip. Continue reading →
Jan 21, 2014 06:43 AM ET
The end of stitches is near! Scientists have been experimenting with different adhesives, and one of the most promising is from sandcastle worms, which excrete an adhesive substance that could hold things together in, say, a human heart!
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