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Giraffes aren’t just giraffes. Turns out there are four species.

A new genetic analysis of giraffes, an animal once thought to represent a single species called Giraffa camelopardalis, has revealed that the genus Giraffa...

Did Texas researchers just solve a big human mystery?

Her last living act is a familiar one: She reaches out with her hands to break her fall before hitting the unforgiving earth. Bones...

Surprising ancient beer recipe revealed by Chinese pottery shards

New research on 5,000-year-old pottery fragments found in China shed light on the region's earliest beer brewing practices - and may provide new insight...

Doctors have performed the first penis transplant in the U.S.

Don't giggle: Penis transplants are no joke. The complex, basically uncharted surgery carries immense physical and psychological risks. Until this month, it had been...

No, ‘science’ didn’t ‘prove’ that dogs hate hugs

If you have an Internet connection, you've probably read at least one article in the past few days claiming that science has shown that...

Zika’s structure has been revealed, bringing scientists closer to a vaccine

Zika, the mosquito-borne virus linked to miscarriage and severe microcephaly in the fetuses of infected women, just lost a little bit of its edge...

Someone finally looked into the physics of chocolate fountains

It turns out that chocolate fountains can be great tools for studying basic math. In a paper published Tuesday in the European Journal of...

Their dog’s sudden death was too much to bear – so they cloned him

Dylan, a boxer, meant everything to Laura Jacques, a dog walker from West Yorkshire, England. "I fell in love with him from day one,"...

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Veritex Holdings: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

DALLAS (AP) _ Veritex Holdings Inc. (VBTX) on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $22.9 million.The Dallas-based bank said it had earnings of...