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How often should I take my pet to the vet?

How often should I take my pet to the vet?

The answer is at the heart of a multi-million dollar advertising campaign by the veterinary industry

By | Posted September 18, 2014

Love in the time of animal testing

Love in the time of animal testing

Should scientists breed genetically modified animals as models of human disease?

By | Posted September 10, 2014

Scrappy males cut the mating line

Scrappy males cut the mating line

If you can’t beat ‘em, find a buddy and follow him

By | Posted August 12, 2014

The lifecycle in your walls

The lifecycle in your walls

What’s thriving behind the scenes of your home this summer?

By | Posted July 24, 2014

The New Caledonian Crow

The New Caledonian Crow

Meet the best toolmakers in the animal world

By | Posted July 23, 2014

SNAPSHOT: The secret behind a giraffe’s spindly legs

SNAPSHOT: The secret behind a giraffe’s spindly legs

Special structures in the bones of giraffes’ feet help to keep them upright

By | Posted July 8, 2014

Creatures of the Ediacaran

Creatures of the Ediacaran

Could animals be older than we thought?

By | Posted March 13, 2014

The crocodile time traveler

The crocodile time traveler

Evon Hekkala wrestles crocodiles, one gene at a time

By | Posted February 18, 2014

Best in show?

Best in show?

Why diseases plague purebred dogs and how breeders, owners and genetics can help

By | Posted February 10, 2014

When elephants are aggressive but fish just bite

When elephants are aggressive but fish just bite

Scientists have a hard time agreeing on how to measure an animal’s personality

By | Posted December 5, 2013

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