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21-Jan-2005
Lion lifestyle logic
In the story of The Lion King, lion cub Simba learns about how everything lives together in a delicate balance called "the circle of life."

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14-Jan-2005
Around the world in 46 days, a bird's journey
Where have you been in the last 46 days? Did you fly around the world? Did you occasionally stop to eat squid and fish?

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7-Jan-2005
Dog epilepsy gene
Epilepsy, a condition that affects the nervous system, is more common in dogs than it is in humans.

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24-Dec-2004
'Gray hairs' for bird parents
If a parent complains that you're causing gray hairs, you might try saying, "It's natural.

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17-Dec-2004
Finding fear in the whites of the eyes
It's pretty easy to recognize when someone is making a face that says "Holy Cow! This is really scary!"

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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24-Sep-2004
New sea predator with a long neck
Scientists have discovered a long-necked sea reptile with small fangs that swam in shallow seas in present-day China more than 230 million years ago.

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17-Sep-2004
Kids creating a new sign language are shaping it as they learn
At a school in Managua, Nicaragua, deaf children have been creating a sign language all their own over the last three decades.

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10-Sep-2004
Bacteria are like Popeye the sailor man
Popeye the sailor man and infection-causing bacteria have something in common -- they need to consume iron to perform their best.

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3-Sep-2004
Precious glass? Why life wouldn't be the same without it
Glass may not cost as much as gold, but considering how it has changed human history, it's as precious as any fancy metal.

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26-Aug-2004
Saltwater fishing reels in a surprise
In contrast to the common belief that recreational fishing is a tiny drop in the bucket compared to commercial fishing, people who go saltwater fishing for fun take a surprisingly large number of threatened fish from waters all around the United States, according to a new study.

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20-Aug-2004
Freight-carrying proteins vibrate walls of cells
Like passing freight trains that shake the walls of nearby houses, cargo-carrying proteins shake the cell walls of yeast.

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13-Aug-2004
Bacteria 'light bulbs' inside coral
Many coral glow, not in the dark, but in the blue light of the ocean. For example, some varieties of the Caribbean Great Star coral, Montastraea cavernosa, give off a sunny orange color.

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6-Aug-2004
Share the nest, get more food
Sharing the nest helps some baby birds grow faster, according to new research. A team of scientists studied the babies of "brown-headed cowbirds" -- birds that lay eggs in the nests of other kinds of birds, such as flycatchers.

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30-Jul-2004
A moon rock's biography
A study of a new meteorite from the moon has revealed that the rock endured four impact events and that the last one actually ejected the rock from the ground and launched it into space.

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30-Jul-2004
Science for Kids exclusive: 'Worm wizard,' Dr. Shana Goffredi
Deep beneath Monterey Bay, California, weird worms topped with bright red, feathery "hats" gorge themselves at a whalebone buffet.

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