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.
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.”
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.
Why the long facebook?
'Facebook for Horses' Is Mongolia's Hot New Social App
It's a social network for herders and celebrity horses.
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.
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.
Life Sucks When You're On the Wrong Side of Bird Nepotism
Southern pied babblers only want to take care of their own.
These Lady Birds Will Not Hesitate to Divorce Their Loser Husbands
Even birds cheat, but they swear they can explain.
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.
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.
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.
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.