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Jan 29, 2016 05:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An enormous bird with eggs the size of cantaloupes lived a long and successful life in Australia -- until hungry humans arrived. Continue reading →
Jan 14, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Do you trust all of your friends? If not, then those without your trust really aren’t your buds, new research on chimps suggests.
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.
Dec 21, 2015 02:13 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Belief in Santa turns out to be as ephemeral as childhood itself.
Dec 28, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Scientific studies can yield results that are often unexpected, occasionally shocking and every now and again just downright weird.
Dec 1, 2015 09:26 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A firework explodes out of popping joints, according to researchers who have just cracked at least some of the mystery behind knuckle cracking.
Dec 1, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
From December through March 2016, Japan will kill minke whales worth more than $33 million. But they're priceless to conservationists hoping to save these gentle filter feeders. →
Nov 6, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
People, with their constant debating and conflicts over leadership, do not give rise to the most powerful, effective rulers in the animal kingdom.
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