What was Earth's first animal? New study finally offers an answer
October 16, 2018, 10:31 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The first animal to evolve on Earth was probably a sponge that existed around 640 million years ago.
Meet Boston Dynamics' family of strange and amazing robots
October 12, 2018, 9:59 a.m. by Michael Graham Richard
These robots imitate human and animal movements, making them impressive — and a little creepy.
Mice couples can weather the storm of infidelity if they talk calmly about it
October 5, 2018, 3:40 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Maybe there's something we can learn from the way they handle this crisis.
World's first artificially conceived lion cubs born in South Africa
October 2, 2018, 1:56 p.m. by Ben Bolton
This historic milestone is a turning point for lions and other endangered big cats.
Scientists gave octopuses ecstasy, and there was a lot of cuddling
September 23, 2018, 8:47 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The study shows surprising similarities between the biochemistry of humans and octopuses.
A young narwhal far from home gets adopted by beluga whales
September 14, 2018, 2:40 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
A family of beluga whale takes in a narwhal — and treats him like one of their own.
Bonnethead's eating habits reveal it's the first omnivorous shark
September 7, 2018, 12:35 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Seagrass accounts for about 60 percent of the bonnethead shark's diet.
California passes bill banning sale of cosmetics tested on animals
September 7, 2018, 12:23 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The decision is expected to have a big impact in the rest of the country and the world.
Eerie 'singing' heard coming from an Antarctic ice shelf
In 1972, a computer model predicted the end of the world — and we're on track
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
Nobody wants the family heirlooms anymore
11 home remedies for laryngitis
Finally answered! Which came first, the chicken or the egg?