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It’s a Dog, It’s a Deer, It’s a… Whale?

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Whale evolution is a remarkable story in the history of life on earth! Here’s how the whale went from a tiny deer-like animal to the creatures we know now.

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The Axolotl Can Grow Back Its Limbs, What Can You Do?

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The insane regeneration abilities of the axolotl make it quite possibly one of the most interesting animals in the world. Whether regrowing limbs or hosting the body parts of their axolotl peers on their own frame, these creatures are incredible oddities of nature!

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Venomous Animals Prove It’s Still an Amazing World

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Ever wondered why some animals developed this deadly cocktail? Or why there seems to be a pattern to where these creatures are located? There are pieces to this puzzle that may just surprise you…

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This Robot has the Brain of a Worm

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The C. elegans is the first animal to have their connectome completely digitalized! Obviously, the next step would be to put this information into a robot. So let’s see this worm-bot in action and find out what this innovation could make possible for our future!

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The Remarkable Powers of… Spider Silk?

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Let’s talk spiders. These creatures may scare some, but their silk is one of the most remarkable substances in the natural world!

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Surprise! Those Are Worms, Not Stars

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Welcome to the luminescent ceiling of New Zealand’s Waitomo Caves. It may look like the lights of another solar system, but in reality, it’s home to thousands of wriggling carnivorous glow worms.

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Can Rats Make us Be Better People?

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Rats get a bum rap, but they may have something to teach us when it comes to solving problems more effectively. Here’s what we can learn from rats!

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Meet the World’s Fastest Animal

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Turns out, we can team up with nature’s quickest creature to increase our productivity and reduce our impact on the environment! Without further ado, let’s make the introduction.

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You Should Really Thank the Fruit Flies

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Would you believe that your genes are super similar to a fruit fly’s? They’ve been helping us discover our own bodies for years, here’s how…

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What Do Bears, Frogs, and Gardening Have in Common?

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You may not expect urine to be the topic in an article about insight and innovation, but here we are. Today we discover how a few animals recycle their own to keep themselves healthy and the steps that we humans are taking to join the party!

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Dressed for Survival

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To avoid being eaten, decorator crabs have developed quite the unique ability to disguise themselves! Discover how they do this, and then stay tuned for a final, very flashy, guest crab.

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Jellyfish Lake: An Otherworldly Place

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On this Saturday Around the World, we take you to one of the most incredible underwater places in the world: Jellyfish Lake! Home to millions of beautiful, virtually stingless Golden Jellyfish, this is quite the aquatic marvel.

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Need to Solve a Problem? Turn to Nature!

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The natural world is a remarkable problem solver. So, why aren’t we turning to nature to find more answers to our complex problems? Here’s how biomimicry is helping us build a better future!

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Strides Towards Combating the Deadliest Organism on the Planet

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Dare we propose that it could be possible that humans and mosquitos can actually become… friends? Here’s a little insight that could point the way to beating one of the most deadly and pervasive diseases in the world!

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Orangutans Connected to All Our Daily Lives!

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Orangutans may seem half a world away from some of us, but we’re all actually closely connected to them in the most unexpected ways!

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The Last Hallucinogenic Honey Hunters of Nepal

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What could come from documenting some of the most remarkable human traditions? Today we head to breathtaking heights on the steep cliffs of Nepal and have the privilege of looking behind the scenes of what’s said to be the last traditional honey harvest. You won’t want to miss this!

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Fire Ants: The Material of the Future?

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Did you know that a colony of fire ants can act as a liquid and a solid? We know, it sounds crazy, these little guys have a lot they can teach us!

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How a Tiny Creature Makes Us Ask Better Questions…

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The jerboa may look like the tiny rodent cousin of the t-rex, but the skeletons of these strange creatures are helping us answer questions with major implications in medicine.

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How to Survive a Rhino Charge

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Have you ever wondered, “How did they get that photograph?!” Today we introduce you to a professional nature photographer who will tell us a fantastic tale and share some of his breathtaking images.

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Replacing DEET with Ducks?

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With help from our friends, we could waddle our way into a healthier future! Lets see how this is happening in parts of our world today…

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Why Are We Still Tickling Each Other?

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Most, if not all of us have experienced the sensation of being tickled, but why is this a thing? What drives us to do it to each other? Is it useful, or just for fun?

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The Orchid That’s Actually an Insect

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The Orchid Mantis may look like a gorgeous flower, but behind that beauty is a deadly assassin. Check out how these remarkable creatures use their camouflage to its most deadly–and beautiful–best.

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Meet the Planet’s Most Remarkable Engineers

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Imagine a world of natural air conditioning, vertical farming, and sky scrapers that rival our tallest buildings. You don’t have to travel to the future to see any of this, all you have to do is turn to the insect world!

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The Fossil Record of Mythical Beasts?

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In a time before we understood extinction, how did people interpret the fossils they found? From Griffins to snakes turned to stone through prayer, here are just some of the explanations we’ve used through time!

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Live from the Bottom of the Ocean!

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Ever wondered what life looks like at the bottom of the sea? Let us introduce you to a remarkable place where you can tag along live as scientists explore the ocean’s uncharted depths!

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Appreciating the Power of the Humble Caterpillar

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Butterflies get all the credit for being beautiful, but a closer look at the humble caterpillar reveals that these little guys are far more incredible than we give them credit for!

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How the Flamingo Got Its Pink

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Did you know flamingos are not born with their vibrant plumage? Their beautiful plumage is actually the result of some pretty incredible science and the remarkable ways nature has evolved to find its way!

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Meet the Mammals that…Lay Eggs?

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It’s an animal that is often perplexing, but always fascinating. Join us today as we learn a little more about one of the planet’s most unique creatures — the platypus!

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A Closer Look at the Dinosaurs with Us Now!

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Are dinosaurs still around today? You probably know that birds and dinosaurs are evolutionary cousins, but do you know how we know that? Here’s a deeper look at a piece of knowledge we might normally take for granted!

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