Animals

Science
A “singing” endangered animal reveals the evolutionary origins of music
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
890-million-year-old fossil sparks a radical theory about life
Elizabeth C. Turner
Science
We come from the land of the ice and snow
Claire Cameron
Science
Pig kidney and more: 10 milestones in transplanting animal organs
Jennifer Walter
Science
Look: Fossil haul reveals earliest evidence of dinosaurs living in groups
Jennifer Walter
Science
NASA’s Lucy mission launches and more: Understand the world through 8 images
Bryan Lawver
Science
Where did domestic horses come from? Scientists solve a longstanding mystery
Jennifer Walter
Science
What killed the woolly mammoth? Scientists debunk one extinction theory
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Solve a Jurassic mystery, listen to Mars, a 'Dune' interview, and Nia DaCosta is “Marvel Trash”
Nick Lucchesi
Science
Why do cats knead? Experts explain the complex science of "making biscuits"
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
Look: Lasers help scientists finally solve Jurassic flight mystery
Sarah Wells
Science
What did T. rex really look like? 10 dino images, ranked by a paleontologist
Jennifer Walter
Science
Blue Origin second human flight and more: Understand the world through 8 images
Bryan Lawver
Science
Scientists predict the year polar bears will disappear from this part of the world
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
How long can I leave my cat alone? Cat experts reveal a surprising answer
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Dancing Boston Dynamics robot and more: Understand the world in 10 images
Bryan Lawver
Science
Science explores the talents of “genius” dogs
Nick Lucchesi
Science
Look: Scientists made a shockingly rare ancient tardigrade discovery
Jennifer Walter
Science
Can dogs actually learn words? What a new study on “gifted” canines reveals
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Five grisly archeological finds will change how you see ancient humans
Jennifer Walter
Science
Across the world, insects are acting strangely. Here’s why.
The Conversation, Elizabeth Duncan and Thomas Dally
Science
Do your pets know when an earthquake is about to happen?
Anne Quain
Entertainment
You need to watch the most absurdly entertaining sci-fi reboot on Amazon Prime ASAP
David Grossman
Science
Why the U.S. Navy is funding a hunt for “Death Star” bacteria
Bob Holmes
Science
Fat Bear Week 2021: Meet the 12 contestants for chunkiest bear
Jennifer Walter
Science
Oldest fossil discovery of “bizarre dinosaur” reveals armor fused to bones
Tara Yarlagadda
Culture
How to help a stressed cat: 4 tricks according to an expert
Lauren Finka
Innovation
Rhinos: scientists are hanging them upside-down from helicopters – here’s why
Jason Gilchrist
Science
How one small insect outsmarts the powerful sonar sense of bats
Marc Holderied and Thomas R Neil
Science
This bizarre animal experiment could solve climate change
Douglas Elliffe and Lindsay Matthews
Science
Bloodsucking bats have one thing in common with humans, study reveals
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Why do dogs wag their tails? Scientists reveal a complicated answer
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
Scientists role play as Neanderthals to discover a dietary secret
Sarah Wells
Science
One iconic, extinct animal could return to Earth
Nick Lucchesi
Mind and Body
The real reason people won't let their cats outside
Fern Hames, Emily McLeod, Lily van Eeden and Zoe Squires
Science
How do birds fly across the ocean? Research reveals one biological trick
Sissel Sjöberg
Science
Can animals mimic human speech? The science of 6 unique creatures
Jennifer Walter
Science
Does my cat want to be left alone? Pet experts reveal the surprising answer
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
After 10,000 years of extinction, this is when woolly mammoths will walk the Earth again
Sarah Wells
Science
4 ways the climate crisis is causing animals to ‘shapeshift’
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Inspiration4 launch day and more: Understand the world through 8 images
Bryan Lawver
Science
How one animal survived the asteroid that killed dinosaurs
Tara Yarlagadda
Innovation
Inspiration4 readies for launch
Nick Lucchesi
Science
Watch: Elephants can make sounds on cue — and learn new ones
Jennifer Walter
Science
Perseverance collects core sample and more: Understand the world in 8 images
Bryan Lawver
Science
One type of cat breed looks so "silky" for a genetic reason — study
Jennifer Walter
Science
Illegal marijuana farms are wrecking the environment, study finds
Nick Lucchesi
Science
How one fish’s fear of being eaten could save the ocean
Nicola S. Smith
Science
7 animals that humans brought back from the brink of extinction
Jennifer Walter
Innovation
Light pollution may be killing an essential insect species
Sarah Wells