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  1. Paleontology

    Saber-toothed cats were fierce and family-oriented

    New details shift the debate on whether Smilodon lived and hunted in packs, and answer questions about other behaviors and abilities.

  2. Animals

    How oral vaccines could save Ethiopian wolves from extinction

    A mass oral vaccination program in Ethiopian wolves could pave the way for other endangered species and help humans, too.

  3. Paleontology

    T. rex pulverized bones with an incredible amount of force

    Tyrannosaurus rex’s powerful bite and remarkably strong teeth helped the dinosaur crush bones.

  4. Tech

    Readers respond to classroom robots, soil erosion and more

    Readers had comments and questions about robots in classrooms, benzodiazepines and more.

  5. Genetics

    These genes may be why dogs are so friendly

    Dog domestication may be the result of just a few genetic changes, including ones that made canines more interested in interacting with people.

  6. Animals

    In a pack hunt, it’s every goatfish for itself

    Pack hunting among goatfish is really about self-interest.

  7. Anthropology

    Sacrificed dog remains feed tales of Bronze Age ‘wolf-men’ warriors

    Canine remnants of a possible Bronze Age ceremony inspire debate.

  8. Health & Medicine

    ‘Outbreak’ puts the life cycle of an epidemic on display

    At the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, the exhibit “Outbreak” highlights how infectious diseases shape our world.

  9. Genetics

    Dog domestication happened just once, ancient DNA study suggests

    DNA of ancient canines counters idea that dogs were domesticated twice, in Europe and Asia.

  10. Archaeology

    Dogs lived and died with humans 10,000 years ago in the Americas

    Dogs unearthed at sites in Illinois were older than originally thought.

  11. Health & Medicine

    Readers intrigued by ancient animals’ bones

    Readers had questions about gut bacteria, woolly rhino ribs and ancient horses hooves.

  12. Life

    Distinctions blur between wolf species

    Red and eastern wolves might be gray wolf/coyote blends instead of distinct species