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10-Dec-2004
Tool use by wild monkeys
Researchers have spotted wild capuchin monkeys using stones to dig up edible roots -- a type of tool use that hasn't been seen before in any other wild animals.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

3-Dec-2004
On Mars, rocks record watery past
You may have already seen headlines like, "Mars Rocks Tell Watery Story" and "Rovers Finds History of a Wet, Warm Mars."

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26-Nov-2004
Can bison DNA explain the disappearance of sabre-toothed cats?
Sabre-toothed cats, short-faced bears, camels, wild horses, mammoths and many other large creatures disappeared from Siberia, Alaska and Canada at about the same time thousands of years ago.

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19-Nov-2004
Your great-great-grand ape? New fossil may be ancestor to all great apes, even humans
All the great apes -- humans, gorillas, chimpanzees and orangutans -- have evolved from a single ape ancestor. Researchers called "paleontologists" have discovered a new fossil skeleton in Spain that may now tell us what that ancestor looked like.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

12-Nov-2004
Ancient brown bear migrations
Some of the large mammals that lived in North America during the last ice age, such as brown bears, originally migrated from Siberia.

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5-Nov-2004
The science of sniffing
If you've ever been in a park full of dogs, you've seen the dogs running around and sniffing each other like crazy.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

29-Oct-2004
Eau de prion? Seabirds can smell their mates, scientists say
Seabirds called prions, which mate for life, can recognize their partners by smell, scientists have discovered.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

22-Oct-2004
Egg-citing fossil discovery
A 121-million-year-old fossil bird frozen in time in a scrunched up position tells the story of a bird that grew feathers but never had the chance to fly.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

8-Oct-2004
When a virus is a wasp's best friend
Caterpillars taste good -- if you're a growing wasp. New research shows how some mother wasps ensure that their babies get to feast on as many caterpillar meals as they like.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

1-Oct-2004
The mystery of the curious Crucian carp
Most animals can only live for minutes without oxygen -- just try holding your breath and see how long you can go.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

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