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Is Animal Play Just an Evolutionary Survival Mechanism?

Yes, your dog enjoys play, say biologists, and so do birds, dolphins and many other kinds of animals. How did "having fun" evolve?

Animals Dying for Subsidized Energy Projects

Windmills and solar farms may be politically correct and environmentally trendy, but bats and birds disagree.

Can You Shrink a Dinosaur to Make a Bird?

A new research paper claims that birds emerged from a long process of dinosaur miniaturization. The news media loved it.

Dinosaur Extinction Story Becomes More Chancy

Why did dinosaurs die but birds and butterflies survive? The latest idea involves sheer dumb luck.

Wonderful Lives

Biologists continue to find unexpected wonders in living things.
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