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Modern Sharks Killed Off Their Prehistoric Rivals

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Newly Discovered Dinos Had Badass Bone Mohawks
And although they look intimidating, they probably weren't a weapon.…
Bees Are the Math Whizzes of the Insect Kingdom

Forget spelling bees, let's have math bees.

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Leopard Seal Poops Out USB Drive

An awkward and unsafe situation.

Found in the Cold Mountains of Antarctica: A Warm Weather Lizard Fossil

The new species is closely related to crocodiles and dinosaurs.

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Drones Are Dropping Poison on Rats in the Galápagos

Scientists hope that they've built a better rat trap with flying poison distribution.

New Shark Species Found in the Mud, Right Next to Where Sue the T. Rex Was Discovered

The Galagadon was a tiny freshwater shark living among much larger dinosaurs.

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Scientists Mapped Entire Brains at Nanoscale for this Psychedelic Visualization

Using advanced techniques, what once took years now takes days.

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A Single Heat Wave Killed One Third of Spectacled Fruit Bats in Australia

Two days of record-breaking heat in Australia last November killed about 23,000 spectacled fruit bats.

15 Animals Found Only in One Small Place

Some creatures, big and small, have a more limited range than you think.

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California's Monarch Butterflies Are on the Verge of Extinction

The iconic butterfly species has hit its lowest population yet.

It's Raining Spiders in Brazil

Everyone's favorite type of weather.

Living in Space Doesn't Turn Bacteria into Killer Superbugs, Study Says

Bacteria on the ISS may have gotten hardier—but we still have the upper hand for now.

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How Modern Tech Solved the Mystery Behind This Ancient Reptile's Skull

And expanded our understanding of prehistoric knowledge.

Were the Cuban Embassy Sonic Attacks Actually Just Crickets?
The 'secret weapon' that caused illnesses and brain damage to U.S. diplomats may have been neither secret nor a weapon, but just loud i…
Swimming In Shark Infested Waters At Night
Some Unborn Sharks Swim from Uterus to Uterus Inside Their Mom

Scientists have been studying the phenomenon for two years.

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The 20 Weirdest Birds You've Never Heard of But Need to Know

Here are some of the most exceptional dinosaur descendants in our skies, seas, and lands.

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Devastating Tsunami Threatens Endangered Rhinos

As Indonesia takes stock, further seismic activity could wipe out a species.

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Global Warming Could Make These Sea Turtles 98% Female

Climate change will effect different species in different ways.

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