Amazing Animal Surgeries
goldfish surgery
May 22nd, 2015
Here are some of the other amazing advances in animal surgeries.
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Many Americans Support Equal Rights for Animals
May 22nd, 2015
Nearly one-third of Americans believe animals should have the same rights as people, a recent poll finds.
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425-Million-Year-Old 'Tongue Worm' Fossilized Mid-Invasion
fossil with tongue worm parasite
May 21st, 2015
About 425 million years ago, a sneaky wormlike parasite invaded a crustacean before the two were fossilized together in the limestone of modern-day England, a new study finds.
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Cartwheeling Spider, Corpse-Hoarding Wasp Among Bizarre New Species
This agile spider (<em>Cebrennus rechenbergi</em>) cartwheels its way out of danger.
May 21st, 2015
A morbidly maternal wasp, a crop-circle-creating pufferfish and an acrobatic arachnid are among the bizarre and awe-inspiring new species named in 2014, according to a new ranking.
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Huge Dinosaur Thighbone Found on Washington Beach
size and placement of the fossil fragment compared to the cast of a Daspletosaurus femur
May 20th, 2015
A fragmented femur bone hidden underwater for millions of years has become the first evidence that a dinosaur once roamed Washington, a new study finds.
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Squid 'Sees' with Its Skin (No Eyes Needed)
Squid Underwater Photo
May 22nd, 2015
Squid, octopuses and cuttlefish are colorblind, but they can still reproduce a near-infinite number of camouflage patterns. New research suggests they're helped along by light-sensing cells in their skin.
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Ancient Wolf DNA Could Solve Dog Origin Mystery
Siberian Husky
May 21st, 2015
The genome of 35,000-year-old wolf rib from Siberia suggests huskies carry ancient wolf DNA.
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Photos: Top 10 New Species
Phyllodesmium acanthorhinum, slug
May 21st, 2015
A fierce, feathery dinosaur, a parasitic plant and a creepily maternal wasp are among the top 10 species described in 2014.
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