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Image of a small, extinct mammal, gliding off a tree branch, its white underside showing.

Mouse-sized mammal had gliding membranes and a unique inner ear.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Scientists may have found an easier way to image the tiny brains of mice used to study human diseases.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Genetic study suggests America’s native white-footed mice are adapting their metabolism to conquer the Big Apple.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

How an early bird grandmother helped prove that Nobel Prize-winning fruit fly research matters for human health.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

The wood tiger moth employs an arsenal of different weapons to defend itself.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Researchers used to think only moms manipulated the sex of their babies. Turns out dads do it too.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Vertical pupils and massive bodies might look cool on TV, but could handicap a dragon in the real world.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Manufactured rhino horns are criticized by conservation groups, but some economists think the conversation should stay open.

Olivia Trani, Contributor

Read on to learn about strange seashore phenomena, from cannibalistic shark embryos to worms whose butts become autonomous sex machines.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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