Super Bowl Showdown: Would Broncos or Panthers Win a Real-Life Matchup?
panther vs bronco
February 5th, 2016
Who would win in a matchup between a real-life bronco and a panther? It turns out, the odds are fairly even for both of those creatures.
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Tarantula Photos: Gallery of 'Eight-Legged Teddy Bears'
tarantula, new species
February 4th, 2016
Tarantulas star in a new study that describes 14 new species living in deserts, mountains, and backyard habitats in the southwestern United States.
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Feline Friends: Leopard Cats Likely Domesticated in Ancient China
Leopard Cat Skull
February 5th, 2016
Wild leopard cats may have been domesticated by farmers in China more than 5,000 years ago, according to a new study of feline fossils.
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Weird Ancient Wildebeest Sported Duck-Billed Dinosaur Nose
wildebeest-like animal with hadrosaur nose
February 4th, 2016
Duck-billed dinosaurs and an ancient wildebeest-like animal lived tens of millions of years apart, but they have strikingly similar, peculiar noses, a new study finds.
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Solved Bedbug Genome May Help Combat the Blood-Suckers
Bedbug
February 2nd, 2016
Scientists have decoded the bedbug's genome, and the findings might help researchers develop new ways to exterminate the blood-sucking parasites.
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Tarantula in Black: Dark, Hairy Spider Named After Johnny Cash
February 4th, 2016
Tarantulas take a starring role in a new study that reorganizes their group, reclassifying the majority of 55 known tarantula species and adding 14 new ones.
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4 New 'Flatworm' Species: No Brains, No Eyes, No Problem
February 4th, 2016
Four new species of deep-sea flatwormlike animals that resemble deflated whoopee cushions and lack complex organs have solved a complicated puzzle about their group's placement on the tree of life, scientists found.
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Gallery: Erect Arachnid Penis Trapped in Amber
February 2nd, 2016
A 99-million-year-long erection? Well, sort of: Scientists discovered a spider relative trapped in amber, with its erect penis preserved. Here's a look at the male daddy longlegs in all its glory.
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