European scientists say they know why for some animal species it's fathers rather than mothers that take care of their young -- and it's all down to numbers.
Australian researchers say DNA has helped understand the history of the now-extinct Falkland Islands wolf, the only land-based mammal on the isolated islands.
One of the Nobel Prize medals awarded in 1962 for the discovery of the structure of DNA will be auctioned in New York City, Heritage Auctions in Texas says.
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A hoard of historical artifacts and art that could be worth more than $1 million was found in a home in Canada, authorities say.
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Danish scientists say they've completed an update of a world map that for centuries has been the backbone of our understanding of global biodiversity.
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Lonesome George, the giant Galapagos tortoise who died on Sunday as the last of his species, will be embalmed and put on display, officials in Ecuador say.