siberia

Coal

Toxic Black Snow Is Covering Towns in Siberia

“The future of our children is terrifying.”
Sarah Emerson
2.19.19
Magnetic North

What Happens if the Magnetic North Pole Keeps Rushing Toward Siberia?

On Monday, the World Magnetic Model was updated to account for the north pole’s eccentric behavior, after a delay caused by the US federal shutdown.
Becky Ferreira
2.5.19
Unicorns

Climate Change Killed the ‘Siberian Unicorn,’ Study Says

This Eurasian giant weighed 7,700 pounds and likely had the largest horn of any rhino, extinct or living.
Becky Ferreira
11.28.18
extinctions

Earth's Deadliest Mass Extinction Was Driven by Toxic Volcano Plumes

Mother Earth can be crueler than Thanos when she wants to be.
Becky Ferreira
8.27.18
horses

Melting Permafrost Reveals Gnarly 30,000-Year-Old Baby Horse

“This is the first find in the world of a prehistoric horse of such a young age and with such an amazing level of preservation.”
Becky Ferreira
8.24.18
ancient DNA

A Hybrid of Humanity's Closest Relatives Has Been Identified From 50,000-Year-Old Bone

While we know early humans, Neanderthals, and Denisovans interbred, this specimen is a unique first-generation Neanderthal-Denisovan offspring.
Becky Ferreira
8.22.18
lost dogs

The Mysterious Disappearance of North America's First Dogs

When people migrated to North America some 10,000 years ago, they brought their canine companions with them.
Becky Ferreira
7.6.18
russia

The Coldest Town on Earth Wants You to Stop Complaining

You can't wear glasses in Oymyakon because they will freeze to your face.
Grennan Milliken
1.10.17
video

Move Over, Rudolph: Siberia Has Drag-Racing Reindeer and Kung Fu Bison

From Kung Fu Bison to Swinging Bear, Siberia is packed with animals that should have already starred in their own holiday movies by now.
Becky Ferreira
12.24.16
russia

Confused Flamingos Keep Ending Up In Siberia

For the last century, flamingos have been dropping out of the sky over Siberia.
Sarah Emerson
10.28.16
climate change

What in the World Did Mike Pence's 'Russian Bear' Comment Mean?

During last night's vice presidential debate, Mike Pence dropped a serious knowledge bomb that may have surprised many a biologist.
Sarah Emerson
10.5.16
video

Watch Wild Manul Kittens Playing in Mongolia; Be Changed

Manul cats are like a cross between an Ewok and a Furby.
Becky Ferreira
8.16.16
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