Long before domestication, ancient wolves carried a gene mutation that ultimately led to Yorkies, cockapoos and teacup terriers.
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Astonished scientists discovered that the particles had blown in from cities more than 2,000 miles away.
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Extinction and habitat loss have reduced seed dispersal for plants that need to be carried to new ranges as climate changes.
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The biggest evolutionary benefit of early human food strategies may have been all the free time.
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Hitchhiking invaders are among “the biggest threats” to native marine life.
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Related to other arboreal spiders of Southeast Asia, this tarantula makes silky nests high above the forest floor.
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While it’s still unclear why, 50 years of global shark attack data show that more attacks occur under full moons.
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