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Once thought to stay shallow, a new study finds the tusked mammals are among the deepest divers in the sea.

Annie Roth, Contributor

To conserve energy in winter, shrews shrink their brains and sacrifice cognitive ability.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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

Catherine Meyers, Editor

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

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

With gene editing technology, newly discovered mutations may become tools for boosting booze flavor.

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

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