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May 22, 2015 08:23 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
About 425 million years ago, a sneaky worm-like parasite invaded a crustacean before the two were fossilized together in the limestone.
May 22, 2015 08:43 AM ET // AFP
A rainbow-like halo surrounded the sun over Mexico City on Thursday, an optical phenomenon that triggered a social media frenzy.
May 21, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The newly created humanized yeast reveals how humans and yeast share genes despite being separated by a billion years of evolution.
May 20, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Skin can sometimes see, as new research on an octopus shows.
May 19, 2015 10:06 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Millions of tiny spiders recently fell from the sky in Australia, alarming residents whose properties were suddenly covered with not only the creepy critters, but also mounds of their silky threads.
May 14, 2015 08:53 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A photo of a 'Roswell alien' turns out to be much less mysterious.
May 13, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
One of the best escape moves in nature is performed by the trap-jaw ant, which uses its jaws to hurl itself backward--performing multiple backflips in the process.
May 12, 2015 03:29 PM ET // Discovery News
This border collie's skills practically make it into a canine parkour master. Continue reading →
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