Decades of observation and research suggest zebras may use their stripes for temperature regulation, among other functions.
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A month's worth of cool science stories summed up.
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Scientists observe intense matchmaking behaviors from bonobo mothers on behalf of their sons.
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The webs store energy like a bow and can accelerate the spiders at up to 80 Gs.
When the bloodsucking insects eat sugar, they express more of a specific protein that can curb their attraction to humans.
Humans can learn a lot from the world's most extreme creatures.
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Newly defined species that lived 90 million years ago represents a chimera -- or even the crab family's platypus, researchers say.
In dolphins, the clitoris is located at the entrance to the vagina where it is sure to be rubbed during penetrative sex.
Whether they respond when called is another matter.
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