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Crafty Caterpillars

Sneaky butterfly larvae have learned the secret to royal treatment.


A cool new way to replant the world's forests.

Taste Buds

Why girls have more taste than boys.

Dog Envy

Don't snub your dog … he's keepin' score!


Scientists create microprocessors smaller than cells.


Cool croc dives solve an evolutionary mystery.

Animal Magnetism

Horses, like humans, use a host of clues to recognize herd mates.

Titan's Clouds

Yet another way Saturn's moon Titan is an awful lot like Earth.