Biotech firm says it can resurrect the extinct woolly mammoth

The Colossal bioscience company claims CRISPR genetic technology can be used to de-extinct the animal, which…

Tusk reveals woolly mammoth’s massive lifetime mileage

Scientists have analysed the chemistry locked inside the tusk of a woolly mammoth to work out…

Scientists unveil extinct Ice Age lion cubs pulled from Russian permafrost

The scientists believe that the cave lion cubs, dubbed Boris and Sparta, each briefly roamed the…

The Unappreciated Importance of Cats (to Medical Science)

Researchers who work on the genomes of domestic and wild cats say their DNA holds clues…

Bird brain: Why a cockatoo trick in Australia has scientists enthralled

Scientists have documented examples of social learning in birds, and the spread of a trick to…

Your pets can catch Covid from you, and cats appear more susceptible than dogs

Pet cats and dogs are much more likely to contract Covid-19 than their stray peers —…

Super pecs and 1,200 heartbeats per minute: The hidden biology of hummingbird flight

Hummingbirds can beat their wings so fast that their flight is audible to us as a…

Exciting Australian discovery: the first complete dwarf emu egg

This small bird’s big egg sheds light on the extinct birds’ evolution. Tucked away in a…

Your dog’s brain understands words like a one-year-old child

Dogs don’t process the difference between similar-sounding words, a study has found. Dogs’ brains don’t process…

The “If I fits, I sits” instinct: Cats will sit in a box even it’s an illusion

Citizen science project shows that cats treat the Kanizsa square illusion as they do real squares.…