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Ingested bombardier beetles force toads to puke them out.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Unique microscopic structures make the feathers so black they look like a hole in space around the colored patches.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

A 108-year-old museum specimen helps answer evolutionary questions about the extinct marsupial carnivore.

Kimberly Hickok, Contributor

When it comes to raising golden-headed lion tamarin babies, everyone cooperates -- especially the grown males.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Using tools from many scientific disciplines, researchers gain detailed insights into how the many-eyed mollusk sees its watery home.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Robotic bugs may someday help in search and rescue.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

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

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