Animals

Innovation
Worm spit could be a secret cure to the world's plastic problem
Molly Glick
Science
Climate change could make one household pest increase its path of destruction
Lucas Cernusak, Amy Zanne, Alexander Cheesman and The Conversation
Science
NASA crashes DART craft and more: Understand the world through 7 images
Robin Bea
Science
In a first, scientists show dogs can smell when humans are stressed
Elana Spivack
Science
Whale evolution isn’t completely understood — but genes reveal part of the story
Amber Dance and Knowable Magazine
Science
Why do cats love cardboard boxes? Pet experts decode the obsession
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Researchers finally know how many ants are crawling the Earth right now
Jennifer Walter
Science
Just how smart are raccoons? They’re probably masterminds, study shows
Elana Spivack
Science
Webb spots Neptune’s rings and more: Understand the world through 9 images
Robin Bea
Science
Fox poop alters forests in one surprising way
Jennifer Walter
Mind and Body
This common mosquito-borne virus can be deadly — and researchers don’t know enough about it
Rebecca Trout Fryxell and The Conversation
Science
Does my cat like me? 4 scientific ways to tell
Emily Blackwell and The Conversation
Science
Why artificial gravity may be the best way to help astronauts withstand space
Matt Williams and Universe Today
Science
3 huge reasons why mosquitos want to eat you
Jonathan Day and The Conversation
Science
This reptile lived among the dinosaurs and could solve an evolutionary mystery
Jennifer Walter
Science
Blue Origin rocket fails and more: Understand the world through 9 images
Robin Bea
Science
These funky salamanders may help unlock the mysteries of the brain
Ashley Maynard and The Conversation
Science
Chinese taikonauts just grew one of the most important staple crops in space
Andy Tomaswick and Universe Today
Innovation
These cyborg cockroaches could save your life — and be a privacy nightmare
Joanna Thompson
Gaming
'Goat Simulator 3' preview: Gaming's rowdiest sandbox gets even bigger
Jess Reyes
Science
Mice models for studying Alzheimer’s disease aren’t enough — here’s what will help
Agnès Lacreuse, Allyson J. Bennett and Amanda M. Dettmer
Science
Can my pet get monkeypox? Here's what veterinarians say
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
An uptick in jellyfish sightings is an eerie herald of climate change to come
Abigail McQuatters-Gollop and The Conversation
Science
Look: Beetles stash an important family heirloom in a little pocket
Jennifer Walter
Science
Look: 82 species chronicle Earth's latest mass extinction
Jennifer Walter
Entertainment
'House of the Dragon' Episode 2's maggot scene is scientifically accurate
Dais Johnston
Science
Why is my dog lazy? New research explains the frustrating answer
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Extreme weather could devastate one of the world’s most stunning seas
John Spicer and The Conversation
Science
Dolphin urine can help decode the animals’ secret language-like whistles
Jason Bruck and The Conversation
Science
Could dragons exist? HBO's best new show revives an evolutionary debate
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Wild sex killed hundreds of ancient frogs, scientists say
Daniel Falk and The Conversation
Science
Webb Telescope captures Jupiter and more: Understand the world through 9 images
Robin Bea
Science
Watch: Ingenious hawks learned to thwart their prey's greatest defense
Jennifer Walter
Science
The Soviet Union decimated whales — but its scientists were a crucial ally
Ryan Jones and The Conversation
Entertainment
Who can ride a dragon? 'House of the Dragon' and the Targaryens, explained
Mónica Marie Zorrilla
Science
The wildest sci-fi thriller on Amazon Prime reveals a real-life threat
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Artemis SLS on the launchpad and more: Understand the world through 7 images
Robin Bea
Science
Watch: Dolphins strapped with cameras capture never-before-seen views
Jennifer Walter
Gaming
'FFXIV' players are obsessed with an IRL rooster, and the fan art is amazing
Robin Bea
Science
These tiny Arctic fish bleed outrageous amounts of antifreeze
Elana Spivack
Science
One surprising insect could help solve farming’s pest problem
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Ancient lore reveals how warriors manipulated their enemy’s senses in battle
Adrienne Mayor and The Conversation
Science
'Gifted' dogs may share this one trait. Does your dog have it?
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Look: A deep-sea expedition just captured these incredible views of life underwater
Jennifer Walter
Science
Watch sea sponges sneeze out stringy mucus in slow motion
Jennifer Walter
Science
Is my dog depressed or happy? Pet experts explain how you can tell.
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Senior dogs could help us understand an incurable brain condition
Lesley Evans Ogden and Knowable Magazine
Gaming
Forget 'Stray' — this Xbox Game Pass indie is one for the dog lovers
Mo Mozuch
Science
Look: Chunky, prehistoric "hippo" lived before the dinosaurs
Jennifer Walter
Science
3D analysis reveals a key similarity between dinosaur and bird embryos
Charles Q. Choi