Cells from a 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth have been 'revived'
March 13, 2019, 8:46 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Breakthrough is a significant step toward bringing these extinct beasts back to life.
How to stop worrying about cockroaches and learn to love our 6-legged overlords
March 12, 2019, 7:46 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
As long as there are humans, there will be cockroaches.
'Extinct' Galapagos giant tortoise rediscovered 100 years later
February 21, 2019, 2:32 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The last time this tortoise was seen was 1906.
For the first time, a mammal species is extinct because of human-induced climate change
February 19, 2019, 10:11 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Say goodbye to the Bramble Cay melomys.
In memory of species declared extinct in 2018 — plus one we've already lost in 2019
January 10, 2019, 12:05 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Extinctions are a wake-up call to protect what's left.
A timeline of the distant, disturbing future of life on Earth
January 4, 2019, 10:59 a.m. by Russell McLendon
If humans are still around millions or billions of years from now, they'll have to deal with supervolcanoes, asteroids and worse.
The North Atlantic right whale could be extinct in 20 years
January 2, 2019, 10:47 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
19 of the 450 remaining whales died from 2017-2018, pushing the species even closer to the edge of extinction.
Mysterious Texas canines have 'ghost' DNA of red wolves
December 26, 2018, 8:21 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Genetic relics from a 'ghost population' of red wolves seem to live on in these coyote-like creatures.
What we can learn about longevity from Lonesome George
December 4, 2018, 1:41 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers study the genetic secrets of the world's last Pinta Island tortoise.
Conservationists record a 'surreal' encounter with a rare forest rhino taking a mud bath
November 19, 2018, 9:15 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Only 68 critically endangered Javan rhinos are left on Earth.
8 surprising facts about hamsters
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
A mysterious seismic wave washed over the planet, and now we think we know what it was
Geologists baffled by remote island that's covered in mysterious rocks
What is the bliss point?
99 strange collective animal names