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Deer have antlers, walruses have tusks – here’s why so few...

Alexandre V. Palaoro, Clemson University and João C. T. Menezes, UMass Amherst Mating season in the animal kingdom can...

A taste for sweet – an anthropologist explains the evolutionary origins...

Stephen Wooding, University of California, Merced The sweetness of sugar is one of life’s great pleasures. People’s love for sweet is so visceral, food...

When and how was walking invented?

Jan Simek, University of Tennessee Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages....

Genetic GPS system of animal development explains why limbs grow from...

Ethan Bier, University of California San Diego Why do human look like humans, rather than like chimps? Although we...

Cellphone data shows that people navigate by keeping their destinations in...

Carlo Ratti, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Think of your morning walk to work, school or your favorite coffee...

Zinc-infused proteins are the secret that allows scorpions, spiders and ants...

Robert Schofield, University of Oregon The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.

Smelling in stereo – the real reason snakes have flicking, forked...

Kurt Schwenk, University of Connecticut As dinosaurs lumbered through the humid cycad forests of ancient South America 180 million...

In fish, parents’ stressful experiences influence offspring behavior via epigenetic changes

Jennifer Hellmann, University of Dayton The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.

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