Biologists launch 'moonshot' plan to sequence the DNA of every living thing on Earth
November 4, 2018, 10:20 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
That's more than 1.5 million species.
Cockroaches use a little kung fu to stave off zombie wasp attacks
November 2, 2018, 9:13 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Some cockroaches kick and dodge and even bite their attacker when facing zombification. (And can you blame them?)
The house centipede is one impressive (and leggy) creepy-crawly
October 30, 2018, 12:41 p.m. by Ben Bolton
This quick-moving predator subdues its victims with toxic venom.
Scientists discover drug cocktail that doubles the lifespan of animals
October 24, 2018, 3:38 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
So far, the trials have focused on worms, but the results look promising.
Why we're so fixated on bringing back the woolly mammoth
October 18, 2018, 8:21 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Scientists have been working to resurrect one for years now. How close are we, and should we even be doing it?
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.
Could this giant 2,500-year-old fungus hold the cure to cancer?
13 optical illusions that will blow your mind
In 1972, a computer model predicted the end of the world — and we're on track
59 endearing names for baby animals
Some elephants are evolving to lose their tusks
Mule saved from pool during California wildfire