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By Laura Geggel About 515 million years ago, a tiny sea critter that was "strange beyond measure"wasn't taking any chances about its safety: Armor covered...

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By Elie Dolgin Peter Kerpedjiev needed a crash course in genetics. A software engineer with some training in bioinformatics, he was pursuing a PhD and thought...

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By Erik Vance When biologist Luis Zambrano began his career in the late 1990s, he pictured himself working miles from civilization, maybe discovering new species...

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By Samantha Mathewson Good news for dog owners: Man's best friend may help lower a person's risk of heart disease, a new study from Sweden...

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By Chris Baynes Donald Trump's administration is to allow the remains of endangered elephants legally hunted in two African countries to be imported to the US, reversing a...

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By Dan Falk Are you there, aliens? It’s us, Earth. Astronomers have sent a radio message to a neighbouring star system – one of the...

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By Pam Belluck For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a digital pill — a medication embedded with a sensor that...

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By Annie Sneed In May 2006 boiling mud, gas, water and rock started gushing out of the ground in northeastern Java, one of the islands...

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By Stephanie Pappas Antarctica wasn't always a land of ice. Millions of years ago, when the continent was still part of a huge Southern Hemisphere...

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By Sam Wong PORPOISES have the combination of acoustic controls built into their heads to thank for their ability to focus a directed beam of...