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Marshmallow-Toasting Bonobo Charms the Net
Kanzi, a great ape renowned for his smarts, demonstrated his fire-building and marshmallow-toasting skills on camera for a new BBC show.
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Choosy Chimps Prefer a Nice, Firm Bed
Researchers find that chimpanzees can be as choosy as humans when it comes to the beds they sleep in — and that they go for the strongest wood.
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Bill Nye: 'I Bested' Ken Ham in Evolution Showdown
Science educator Bill Nye says there should be no debate over who won the much-hyped faceoff between him and creationist Ken Ham.
SpaceX Finds the Fix for Its Rocket Glitch
SpaceX has resolved the problem that held up liftoff of an cargo ship to the International Space Station — and is shooting for another try on Friday.
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Oh Baby: Scientists Find Sperm-Egg Hookup Protein
Researchers have identified a protein on an egg cell that interacts with another protein on sperm, allowing the two cells to join.
Modern Sharks Aren't So Primitive, Fossil Suggests
A new study of a 325-million-year-old shark fossil suggests modern sharks have evolved significantly from their bony ancestors.
Cloud of Stars Glows a Rosy Red in New View
A distant group of hot, young stars is causing a cloud of hydrogen gas to glow a rosy red 7,300 light-years from Earth.
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Siberian Mystery: Why Do Mummies Wear Copper Masks?
Why were copper-masked mummies buried in shallow graves in the wastes of Siberia? Russian scientists are just beginning to unravel the mystery.
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How Do Bats Spread Viruses Without Getting Sick?
Scientists now say they may understand why bats are good at spreading dangerous pathogens such as Ebola without getting sick themselves.
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