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ANIMALS

robots
robots

This Machine Is Designed to Grow Internal Organs

Robotics might be the future of surgery.
Rebecca Flowers
1.10.18
Conservation
Conservation

Wildlife Is Another Casualty of War

Researchers studied animal deaths in the wake of African armed conflicts.
Caroline Haskins
1.10.18
caribou
caribou

Backcountry Skiing Is Hurting Canada’s Endangered Caribou

Your trip out into nature could be putting these animals at risk.
Lisa Cumming
1.10.18
Amphibious AF
Amphibious AF

Salamander Twitter Is a Light in the Darkness

One man’s obsession with the adorable amphibians caught on in a year of scandals and disasters of all sorts threatening to overwhelm us.
Asia Murphy
12.20.17
HOTY2017
HOTY2017

This Entrepreneur Is Growing Organic Leather Without the Cows

Andras Forgacs co-founded Modern Meadow to revolutionize the materials we wear everyday.
Louise Matsakis
12.6.17
Get the Net
Get the Net

This ‘Ancient Shark’ With 300 Teeth Is More Common Than You’d Think

Frilled shark appreciation post.
Samantha Cole
11.13.17
Animal Cognition
Animal Cognition

At Least Eight Sheep in the World Can Recognize Barack Obama

In a new study, sheep can pick out a celebrity face from a rando's.
Samantha Cole
11.8.17
ANIMALS
ANIMALS

These Technicolor Sea Slugs Use Other Creatures as Bait to Catch Their Dinner

We’ve always known that nudibranchs eat hydroids, but upon closer inspection, scientists have found they’re getting more than they pay for.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.1.17
Batty
Batty

Baby Bats Mimic Local Bat Slang to Fit In

A study of fruit bat pups shows how bats use vocal learning, commonly thought of as uniquely human, to pick up new accents.
Samantha Cole
10.31.17
Outer Limits
Outer Limits

For the Love of Rattlesnakes, Scrub All GPS Data from Your Nature Photos

That goes for any at-risk species when poachers and collectors are scanning social media to scout new populations to ransack.
Asia Murphy
10.23.17
dolphin sex
dolphin sex

Scientists Inflated Dead Dolphin Dicks to Simulate Cetacean Sex

“The degree of coevolution is astounding.”
Kate Lunau
10.10.17
groggy jellies
groggy jellies

Brainless Jellyfish Sleep Too

It's the first-ever example of sleep in animals without a brain.
Samantha Cole
9.21.17