Biology

Science

What The Animal Kingdom’s Most Playful Adults Teach Us About Development

ByZarin Machanda, Kris Sabbi and The Conversation
Science

This Fruit Fly Brain Scan Will Convince You These Pests Are Actually Geniuses

ByKristin Scaplen and The Conversation
Space

An Astrobiologist Reveals Why She’s Optimistic We’ll Find Alien Life On Another Planet

ByKiona Smith
Science

How Wasps Make Use of Biological Weapons To Conquer Their Prey

ByNala Rogers and Knowable Magazine
Health

The Real Reason Why European Sunscreen Is So Much Better Than American

ByMichael Scaturro and Undark
Health

What Is "Iron Therapy"? A Potential New Approach To Tackling Asthma

ByThe Conversation, Omid Akbari and Benjamin Hurrell
Science

Cicadas Squirt Jets of Pee Out Their Backsides — And That’s Not Even The Weirdest Part

ByKiona Smith
Health

Longest Clinical Trial Yet Of Weight Loss Drug Wegovy Reveals Significant Side Effects

ByHannah Docter-Loeb
Health

This 'Previously Unheard of' Cell Could Explain Why Some Mice Are Amazing Parents

ByElana Spivack
Health

Organ Transplants Seem To Change A Person's Entire Personality And Scientists Don't Know Why

ByAdam Taylor and The Conversation
Health

The Real Reason Studying Menstrual Blood Is So Important

ByKnowable Magazine and Sneha Khedkar
Science

Ancient DNA Is Helping To Reconstruct Entire Bygone Societies

ByThe Conversation, Magdalena M.E. Bunbury and Guido Alberto Gnecchi-Ruscone
Science

“Only Once Every 221 Years:” How Scientists Predict This Rare Clash of Cicada Broods Will Go Down

ByThe Conversation, John Cooley and Chris Simon
Check, please!

Could Bird Flu Finally Destroy Dairy Milk’s Bygone Health Halo?

ByElana Spivack
Science

Why Venus May Be Our Best Bet For Finding Life In the Solar System

ByKiona Smith
Pet Science

Yes, You Can Train Your Cat to Use the Toilet — But Experts Warn of These Potential Consequences

ByElana Spivack
Science

Kentucky Derby Race Horses Are a Paradox — Why It's Nearly Impossible to Predict the Winner

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Pet Science

The Forgotten, Evolutionary Reason Cats Love Being So High Up

ByElana Spivack
Pet Science

Can Dogs Benefit from Psychedelics? Here’s What the Latest Science Says

ByElana Spivack
Science

A Scientist Found Something Truly Bizarre Inside A Fossilized Dinosaur Eggshell

ByEvan Thomas Saitta and The Conversation
Health

A Biologist Explains How Aging Changes Your Gut Bacteria

ByNarveen Jandu and The Conversation
Detox

These 2 Distinct Symptoms Will Reveal Whether You Have a Cold or Allergies

ByElana Spivack
Science

A Geneticist Reveals What It Really Means to Have Viking DNA

ByShai Carmi, Harald Ringbauer and The Conversation
Health

This Specific Gene Could Be the Reason You’re Left-Handed

ByElana Spivack
Science

The Scientific Reason Winemakers Are Freaking Out About A Warming Planet

ByThe Conversation, Stephen On and Manpreet K Dhami
Science

This Map Shows How Climate Change Has Already Impacted Your Garden

ByMatt Kasson and The Conversation
Science

One Extremely Human Quality May Help Explain Why Neanderthals Went Extinct

ByThe Conversation and Nicholas R. Longrich
Health

The Truth About Honey And Hay Fever

BySamuel J. White, Philippe B. Wilson and The Conversation
Health

How Contagious Is Measles? These Numbers Will Certainly Surprise You

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

A Rare Set of Teeth From the Bronze Age Uncovered Clues About Ancient Diets

ByElana Spivack
Health

A Novel Anti-Aging Treatment Revitalized Mice Immune Systems — Will It Work In Humans?

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

Is The Gut Microbiome Actually Our "Friend"? One Scientist Says No

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

Scientists Discovered A Game-Changing Secret To How Fungi Reproduce

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

Are “Exercise” Pills The Future of Health and Fitness? These Studies Show Tantalizing Promise

ByMiriam Fauzia
Pet Science

This “Strange Thing” Every Cat Has Under Its Belly Baffles Scientists

ByElana Spivack
Pet Science

Will my cat eat me if I die? Science holds the delicious answer

ByTara Yarlagadda
Science

Would Humans Be Better Off With Tails? Science Reveals the Complicated Answer

ByLaurence D. Hurst and The Conversation
Science

An Ancient Bone With Traces of Psychoactive Compounds Inside Has Stumped Scientists

ByThe Conversation and Sarah Edwards
Health

Should You Take a Shot of Olive Oil Every Day? Here's What a Nutritionist Does

ByHazel Flight and The Conversation
Science

Not All Bees Have a Queen. Two Bug Experts Explain Why.

ByPhil Starks, Aviva Liebert and The Conversation
Health

Scientists Got An Unprecedented View Of How Covid-19 Affects Women and Men Differently

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

Is Ozempic An Antidepressant? Preliminary Studies Suggest It Could Be

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

Scientists Are Making Organoids Out of Amniotic Fluid

ByMiriam Fauzia
Health

Your Dog Might Be Carrying Antibiotic Resistant Strains of E. Coli, New Study Suggests

ByMiriam Fauzia
Animals

Watch A Group Of Marlins Change Color As They Hunt Together

ByElana Spivack
Science

The Psychological Coping Mechanisms Of Elite Athletes Can Help Everyone Face High-Pressure Situations

ByTom Siegfried and Knowable Magazine
Science

Elon Musk’s Neuralink Has a Serious Ethical Problem, a Neurosurgeon Warns

ByNancy S. Jecker, Andrew Ko and The Conversation
Science

Insects Are Obsessed With Light For An Extremely Uncanny Reason

BySamuel Fabian, Jamie Theobald, Yash Sondhi and The Conversation
Pet Science

Why Do Cats Hate Water? The Aversion Has A Simple Answer

ByElana Spivack
Health

A Cell Biologist Reveals the Forgotten Connection Between This Fat Byproduct and Longevity

ByEyleen Jorgelina O'Rourke and The Conversation