Animals

Mind and Body
Scientists say all men have 'selfish sperm'
David Grossman
Science
45,000-year-old pig painting may be world's most ancient figurative artwork
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
This beloved 'Game of Thrones' creature has a shocking evolutionary history
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
8 ways robots may transform urban nature
Bryan Lawver
Science
A rapidly declining insect population spells trouble for humans
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Video: Scientists discover new mode of ‘snake locomotion’
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Megalodon: This ancient predator gave birth to babies the size of adult humans
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Why early human eating habits led to dog domestication
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Why do some mammals lay eggs? Strange platypus study explains
Tara Yarlagadda
Mind and Body
How to help your pet overcome separation anxiety when you return to work
Lori M. Teller
Science
The most WTF science stories of 2020
Evan Meredith
Science
5 worrying stats reveal how the pandemic affected your pet
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
The science behind catnip’s potent powers, explained
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
The pandemic made our pets gain weight for 1 insidious reason — study
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
An ancient case of mistaken identity reveals a strange amphibian
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Tiny animals provide big Arctic data
Sarah Wells
Science
High levels of microplastics may be in your oyster, study finds
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
This is a sheep's brain on ketamine
Sarah Wells
Science
10 images show how 'nature is healing' in 2020
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Tortoises and humans share this one unique trait
Grace Browne
Science
Dogs need these 7 traits to survive the ultimate endurance sport
Elisa Shoenberger
Science
An ancient worm-like creature is an evolutionary miracle
Tara Yarlagadda
Mind and Body
Friends or enemies: Why social networks are the key to survival
Inverse Staff
Science
Saber-tooth tigers may have been the size of grand pianos — study
Sarah Wells
Science
Ocean pollution: These are the deadliest plastic items to sea animals
Britta Denise Hardesty, Chris Wilcox, Lauren Roman and Qamar Schuyler
Science
This duck's semen holds a surprising clue to animal evolution
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Study reveals a surprising similarity between bonobos and humans
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Space spiders build webs in an unusual way
JoAnna Wendel
Science
7 archaeological discoveries that rewrote history in 2020
JoAnna Wendel
Science
Fossil teeth confirm our wildest fears about this ancient predator
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Shipwrecked ivory reveals a 16th century eco crime
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Mummified Ice Age puppy's final snack stuns scientists
Sarah Wells
Science
Study reveals the best way to train your dog
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
New bird species may come from surprising biodiversity ‘cold spots’
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Killer cats: The surprising behavior of your favorite pet
Inverse Staff
Science
Paleontologists find tiny, flamboyant dinosaur in ground-breaking discovery
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Researchers find one big surprise in this pizza-munching lizard
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
4 animal “scientists” helping us map the ocean
JoAnna Wendel
Science
This Australian spider evolved to kill us — here’s why
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
A coin-sized biodegradable widget could end back pain
Sarah Wells
Science
Study reveals one key way foxes are evolving to become more like pets
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Clams engage in wacky, competitive group sex, study finds
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
GPS trackers reveal one thing outdoor cat owners need to know
Sarah Wells
Science
3 animals that evolved to laugh
JoAnna Wendel
Entertainment
35 Great Gifts for Pets That Actually Make YOUR Life Easier
Cristina Sanza
Science
Honey bees in Vietnam have one poopy defense against murder hornets
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Pet dogs and babies share one frustrating trait, study reveals
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
This master hibernator's unusual survival strategy could help keep astronauts alive
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Why giant pandas “frequently roll” in feces — study
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
High-powered X-ray reveals cute baby dinosaur
Sarah Wells