Synthetic milk is not a sci-fi fantasy; it already exists.
The spikes in their mouths would have helped them catch squid or fish.
Being mortal makes life so much sweeter.
Ancient humans may have evolved to slumber efficiently — and in a crowd.
A researcher explains a little-known niche within modern physics: animal collective behavior.
Mycobacterium leprae, the bacteria that cause leprosy, have the surprising ability to grow and reverse aging in armadillo livers.
The word “turkey” can refer to everything from the bird itself to a populous Eurasian country to movie flops.
The dating pool is small — no pun intended.
Recent discoveries about bodily awareness have changed how scientists think about the nature of consciousness.
Scorpions would probably survive.
Inspired by the shape of a New Caledonian crow’s beak, researchers created a new 3D-printed prototype of tweezers.
All American and European eels originate in the same place.
Many suspicious deaths of both humans and pets have been solved with the help of insects.
Black widows live up to their name.
Unfortunately, the Lunar Ark project is an idea more at home in science fiction than science fact.
The next time you see your dog sniffing the pavement or another dog’s junk, you should let them. Here’s why.
"Ghost gear" leads to hundreds of thousands of animal deaths.
Tracing the origin and development of jaws — and other anatomical features that humans share — sheds some light on how we came to be.
Many animals engage in “zoopharmacognosy” or self-medication.
Forensic researchers call such places “limited access environments.”
The crabs' blue blood contains an ancient immune defense mechanism that has helped save countless human lives.
This pup puts us one step closer to resurrecting extinct species.
The recipe for a perfect date night: a rom-com, a bowl of popcorn, and a syringe of testosterone — at least for gerbils, anyway.
A medical entomologist points to metabolism, body odor, and mindset.
Since our arrival, humans have driven a seven-fold drop in the mass of wild land mammals.
These salamanders are helping unlock the mysteries of brain evolution and regeneration.
Sex can be a death trap even for modern toad and frog species.
Some animals were even assigned their own lawyers.
Imagine Flipper trained in the art of espionage.
When we feel sick, it's not just the pathogen to blame. Our brain cranks up the temperature, and the neurons responsible finally have been found.