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Fossils of Earliest Old World Monkeys Unearthed

The fossils, three million years older than previous remains found to date, reveal that early colobine monkeys apparently coexisted with other, more archaic primates. Competition with colobines could have helped drive the other groups to extinction...

March 19, 2013 — Charles Q. Choi and LiveScience

Immortal Line of Cloned Mice Created

Mice can be cloned via somatic cell nuclear transfer from other mice indefinitely, a new technique suggests. The technique could be used for large-scale production of superior-quality animals for farming or conservation purposes...

March 8, 2013 — Tanya Lewis and LiveScience

Largest Prime Number Discovered

A U.S. mathematician used a giant network of computers to find a new prime number--17,425,170 digits long

February 5, 2013 — Tia Ghose and LiveScience

Scientists Watch a Fish Think

Observing neural signals in real time gives researchers a better look at how a fish's brain perceives the outside world

January 31, 2013 — Tanya Lewis and LiveScience

Emotional Smarts Tied to General IQ

The same brain regions that perform cognitive tasks may also provide social intelligence, according to a new study

January 23, 2013 — Tia Ghose and LiveScience
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