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31-Mar-2005
Termite-eating mammals lived with dinosaurs
When dinosaurs roamed the earth, termite-eating, chipmunk-sized, warm-blooded animals roamed as well, according to the scientists who report the discovery of the new termite-eater.

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24-Mar-2005
A surprise inside a T. Rex fossil
When scientists looked inside the leg bone of a recently discovered Tyrannosaurus rex fossil, they found something they weren't expecting. Typically, only the hard parts of an animal, like the bones, are preserved as fossils. This T. rex fossil, however, contained some beautifully preserved soft tissue inside the bone, where the marrow once was.

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17-Mar-2005
'Protein police' search your food
When you eat beans and rice, you make the "protein police" in your brain happy because you are eating a meal that supplies the ingredients your body needs to make proteins. These protein ingredients are called "amino acids."

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10-Mar-2005
From wild boars to pigs
Imagine that Porky Pig has Italian cousins named "Paolo Pig" and "Piera Pig" who love both science and pig history.

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3-Mar-2005
Deep-sea exploration to the 'Lost City'
Lost City isn't actually a city. It's an area at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean where giant towers made of glistening white minerals rise up to 200 feet off the seafloor.

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24-Feb-2005
Cassini's visiting Saturn and it's going to stay awhile
It took the Cassini spacecraft seven years to get to Saturn. Now that it's arrived, it's going to settle in and make itself at home.

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17-Feb-2005
Calling all cockroaches
Researchers have discovered a new way to trap cockroaches that could radically improve pest control.

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11-Feb-2005
Too many deer in the forest
There are so many white-tailed deer in the eastern forests of North America that wild American ginseng and other forest-floor plants are in danger of going extinct, new research suggests.

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4-Feb-2005
On real ant farms, the crop is in control
On an ant farm, who is the farmer and what is being raised for food?

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28-Jan-2005
Burn extra calories without 'exercising'
It's no secret that physical activity and eating a balanced diet are important for maintaining your weight at a healthy level. So what counts as physical activity?

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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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