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Jan 8, 2016 12:13 PM ET
Cannibalism is one of our biggest taboos, with good reason. For starters, it's gross, and for other starters, it's a fast track to some gnarly diseases. However, that's not to say early man didn't eat, er, other early men.
Nov 3, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Sixty-six million years ago, a tyrannosaur may have sunk its sharp and serrated teeth into the bones of another tyrannosaur.
Jul 22, 2015 08:55 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
An ill-fated 19th-century expedition that became trapped in the Canadian Arctic ended in a particularly gruesome type of cannibalism.
Jun 15, 2015 03:03 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Some members of a cannibalistic tribe in Papua New Guinea developed resistance to a deadly brain disease.
Mar 17, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Certain parasites may influence the behavior of their victims, even increasing their likelihood of becoming a cannibal.
Feb 6, 2015 01:05 PM ET // Discovery News
Attacks by other grey seals, and not ship propellers, are the likely cause of a number of seal deaths in recent years, a new study concludes.
Dec 17, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
A starving female mantis is better than her well-fed counterparts at using pheromones to attract males, new research suggests.
Sep 25, 2014 10:10 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
When octopuses go hunting for prey, they sometimes end up 'dining' on members of their own species.
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