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Aug 22, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Scientists have been puzzled by the fact that hummingbirds maintain such a sugary diet without a sweet-taste receptor.
Aug 13, 2014 05:20 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Members of the smallest penguin species may even synchronize their movements during foraging trips.
Jul 31, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Study reveals the key factor behind the transformation of theropods into high fliers.
Jul 30, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Mother's nature's tiny fliers still tops in aerodynamic efficiency, but small man-made birds closing fast.
Jul 29, 2014 12:35 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Birds' eggs show pigment and structural adaptations that let just the right amount of sun reach the embryos.
Jul 25, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
A newly discovered dinosaur species offers hints that feathers were much more common among the ancient beasts than once thought.
Jul 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some 322 birds, mammals and reptiles all went extinct in just the past 500 years due to people, research shows.
Jul 24, 2014 12:40 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
The Minnesota Vikings' glass-filled football stadium raises concerns over bird strikes. So why do birds fly into windows?
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