Animals

Science
Pig-human heart transplants still have a long way to go
Andrew Fenton, The Conversation and Françoise Baylis
Science
200 years ago, this terror of the Amazon inspired the world’s first batteries
Timothy J. Jorgensen and The Conversation
Science
Octopus facts: 5 incredible tidbits you didn't know about the cephalopod
The Conversation, Erin Spencer and Yannis Papastamatiou
Entertainment
'Jurassic World Dominion' release date, cast, trailer, and plot for the dinosaur epic
Mónica Marie Zorrilla
Science
The greatest sci-fi epic on HBO Max reveals a provocative scientific debate
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Look: Missing 19th century platypus and echidna specimens discovered in museum storage
Jennifer Walter
Science
The world’s first octopus farm will be an evolutionary disaster — here’s why
Kristin Andrews and The Conversation
Culture
You get less sleep than a chimp — and there's an evolutionary reason why
Elizabeth Preston and Knowable Magazine
Science
Should you exercise your dog on a treadmill? Here's what veterinarians say
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
A controversial discovery could reveal the last moments of the dinosaurs
Michael J. Benton and The Conversation
Science
A massive societal problem for humans is also harming animals
Tara Yarlagadda
Culture
How to help your pet lose weight: 4 tips for healthy cats and dogs
Anne Carter, Jacqueline Boyd and The Conversation
Science
Are dingoes dogs or wolves? Surprise, they’re neither
Matt A. Field, J. William O. Ballard and The Conversation
Science
Disease-causing parasites could be hitching a ride to the beach on microplastics
Emma Zhang, Karen Shapiro and The Conversation
Science
1 in 5 reptile species is now endangered — here's why that matters so much
Elana Spivack
Science
A new hibernation study is bad news for future space travelers
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Axiom Mission 1 splashdown and more: Understand the world through 8 images
Robin Bea
Science
How a crafty creature manages to avoid being eaten — by its own love interest
Claire Cameron
Science
Wild video reveals male spiders launch into the air to avoid being eaten after sex
Jennifer Walter
Science
A creature once worshipped as a god could soon return to the U.S. Southwest
John Koprowski, Ganesh Marin and The Conversation
Science
What happens if your dog gets into your weed stash? Why you need to be poison aware
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Study: Bees might survive the climate crisis — but only some species
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
This ancient creature developed feathers long before the dinosaurs
Jennifer Walter
Science
Let your dog go vegan — it could help their health and the planet
Ashley Bardhan
Science
Look: 8 animals will flourish thanks to the largest wildlife corridor in the world
Jennifer Walter
Science
Can I feed my dog a vegan diet? A new study says it’s a good idea
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Biologists have cracked the ‘long-standing mystery’ of egg mimicking in birds
Elana Spivack
Science
Webb Telescope reaches final temperature and more: Understand the world through 7 images
Robin Bea
Science
Axiom Space’s flight to the International Space Station is quietly making history
Ashley Bardhan
Science
Watch: Rare footage captures a day in the life of a wild wolf
Jennifer Walter
Science
Why did the CDC get so much about Covid-19 wrong?
Ashley Bardhan
Science
Size does matter — if you are a naked mole-rat
Ashley Bardhan
Science
Rising temperatures could put an end to bears’ most famous habit
Chris Woolston and Knowable Magazine
Science
You're probably handling your pet's food wrong, new study finds
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
66 million years ago, one freakish cockroach trait helped them outlive dinosaurs
Brian Lovett and The Conversation
Science
66-million-year-old fossil reveals injuries that suggest the dinosaur fought with its own kind
Charles Q. Choi
Science
Elon Musk may have jeopardized SpaceX’s Starship mission to Mars
Ashley Bardhan
Science
Look: 3D scans reveal how cave-dwelling “baby dragons” hunt in the dark
Jennifer Walter
Science
For naked mole-rats, social status correlates with this organ’s size
Elana Spivack
Science
The surprising evolutionary history behind dogs making “puppy eyes”
Elana Spivack
Science
Artemis wet dress rehearsal delay and more: Understand the world through 8 images
Robin Bea
Science
Strange, fossilized tracks reveal the footsteps of an injured dinosaur
Jennifer Walter
Science
Why Darwin-hating Christians are hunting for a “living dinosaur” in the Congo
Tamlin Magee
Science
The sad tale of the world's largest bee
Oliver Milman
Science
Your dog’s TV habits could help scientists unlock new insight into aging
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Evolutionary biologists are finally studying an ecosystem ignored for decades
Eric Bender and Knowable Magazine
Science
163 years later, new research challenges Darwin's most famous theory about sex
Matthew Wills
Mind and Body
Cutting-edge pet medicine could offer clues to curing cancer in humans
Lauren Grant, Shayan Sharif, Jim Petrik and Michelle Oblak
Science
Fully vaccinated? Don't panic about the Covid-19 variant du jour
Ashley Bardhan
Science
Watching snail sex could help scientists see evolution in real-time
Abe Musselman