breeding

tech-science

Climate Change Revived a Plant That Hasn't Bred in 60 Million Years in the UK

Cycads used to grow in the UK during the age of the dinosaurs. Warming temperatures are helping them return.
Becky Ferreira
8.23.19
penguins

Unstable Ice Causes ‘Catastrophic Breeding Failure’ for Penguins

Climate change may be contributing to the penguin population crash at Halley Bay which is “unprecedented in the historical record.”
Becky Ferreira
4.25.19
WOLVES

Elite Canadian Wolves Airdropped Into Michigan to Kill Moose and Have Babies

The new arrivals bring the total wolf population of Isle Royale National Park to eight.
Becky Ferreira
3.6.19
Why the long facebook?

'Facebook for Horses' Is Mongolia's Hot New Social App

It's a social network for herders and celebrity horses.
Peter Bittner
8.17.17
50 states of art

A Step-by-Step Guide to Staying an Artist While Having a Baby

Virginia artist Sarah Irvin provides a practical reproduction and childcare model for the studio aesthete.
Sarah Irvin
3.31.17
Science

Hacking Quinoa DNA Could Help Solve Our Food Security Crisis

Researchers at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia say that by decoding the seed’s genome sequence, its DNA can be altered to significantly enhance yield.
Daisy Meager
2.9.17
evolution

Life Sucks When You're On the Wrong Side of Bird Nepotism

Southern pied babblers only want to take care of their own.
Sarah Emerson
8.26.16
Australia

These Lady Birds Will Not Hesitate to Divorce Their Loser Husbands

Even birds cheat, but they swear they can explain.
Sarah Emerson
7.21.16
oysters

Meet the Man Who Invented Sexless Oysters

Because oysters take on a very particular flavor during spawning season, geneticist Standish Allen created a sexless, freak oyster that could be consumed year-round.
Livia Albeck-Ripka
2.4.16
year in review

American Pharoah Was Born to Breed

American Pharoah will always be remembered as a Triple Crown winner. But if all goes according to plan, his real career as a stud is only just starting.
Katie Lamb
12.30.15
News

The First Test Tube Puppies Have Been Born

After decades of research and attempted trials, in-vitro fertilization (IVF) had been carried out successfully in a dog for the first time.
Matthew Braga
12.9.15
americas

California Bans SeaWorld From Breeding or Transferring Killer Whales in Captivity

The state approved a multi-million-dollar expansion of the marine park, but banned captive breeding and the sale, trade, or transfer of captive orcas.
VICE News
10.9.15
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