Life

  1. Animals

    Glimpses of a Legendary Woodpecker

    Long feared extinct, the ivory-billed woodpecker has been spotted in Arkansas.

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  2. Animals

    Awake at Night

    Mutant fruit flies can get by with less sleep than these insects normally need.

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  3. Animals

    Putting a Mouse on Pause

    A gas known as hydrogen sulfide can put mice into a state resembling hibernation.

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  4. Brain

    Lightening your mood

    Bright light may help some people who are seriously depressed feel better.

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  5. Animals

    Doing the Bob

    A crane's jerky neck movements may allow the bird to see its food more clearly.

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  6. Fossils

    Dinosaur Eggs-citement

    Scientists have found dinosaur eggs, with their shells on, inside a female dino fossil.

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  7. Animals

    Fishy Sounds

    Baby fish may home in on reef noise to find a place to live.

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  8. Animals

    A Sense of Danger

    Can animals warn us if an earthquake or some other natural disaster is about to strike?

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  9. Animals

    Little bee brains that could

    A honeybee's tiny brain has an awesome working memory.

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  10. Environment

    Saving wetlands

    In Louisiana and elsewhere, wetlands are disappearing, threatening plant and animal life.

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  11. Animals

    Elephant Mimics

    Two African elephants may be the first land mammals other than primates to learn vocal imitations.

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  12. Fossils

    Dino Flesh from Fossil Bone

    Scientists may have found dinosaur blood vessels and cells inside a fossilized leg bone.

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