Scientists Gave Alligators Ketamine and Headphones to Understand Dinosaur Hearing
An experiment involving 40 drugged alligators reveals how dinosaurs might have located sounds in their environment.
This Jumping Spider Makes Milk
An Asian spider was observed nursing its young with a liquid that has four times the protein of cow’s milk.
Look, It’s a Dead Mole Inside a Fish’s Mouth
Ancient Humans to Blame for Killing Australia’s 1,000-Pound Kangaroos
Even tens of thousands of years ago, we were messing up the ecosystem.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
New Research Uncovers Why Humans' Boners Are Boneless
Tons of mammals have penis bones—unless you're a male homo sapiens, that is.
This Documentarian Wants Us to All Eat Human Placenta
"When I actually tasted it, what I got right away was that it was very tender, like a piece of tenderized beef. It tasted like it, too."
Pangolins, the World’s Most-Trafficked Mammal, Are Now One of the Most Protected
"The world is standing up for the little guy.”
How to Bio-Hack Your Brain to Have Sex Without Getting Emotionally Attached
Scientists have isolated the hormones and brain structures that may be responsible for romantic attachment. Is it possible to manipulate them to have sex without all those annoying post-coital feelings?
People Can't Stop Getting Off On the Science of the Female Orgasm
A new evolutionary study says female orgasms were for baby making, not fun.
The World's Most Poisonous Creatures Could Get You High and Save Your Life
In her new book, <i>Venomous</i>, molecular biologist Christie Wilcox goes in-depth exploring the culture and history of venom. VICE sat down with her for a chat about her interest in the world's deadliest creatures.
Male Mice without the Y Chromosome Can Still Reproduce, So What’s It For?
A new study shows male mice with no y-chromosome genes can still reproduce, with a little help.
Hell or Salt Water
The Sneeze That Could Wipe Out Hawaii’s Seals
Scientists are preparing for an outbreak that could cause an apocalypse for a critically endangered species.
John R. Platt