Meet the clone army This column is part of a series where Verge staffers post highly subjective reviews of animals. Up until now, we've written about animals without telling you whether they suck or rule.
Even though I helped demote it When the New Horizons spacecraft launched toward Pluto in 2006, no one knew that the tagline “the first mission to the last planet” would be short-lived. Except for me. weeks
When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and
Harvard University spliced recreated genes from a woolly mammoth into the DNA of an elephant and found they functioned normally A major step forward in bringing back the woolly mammoth has been taken scientists
We are more than just a pretty face. It turns out the shape, size and even colour of our looks can relay some very important information about our personalities, health and sexuality. David Robson investigates.
Seeing a light and a tunnel may be the popular perception of death, but as Rachel Nuwer discovers, reports are emerging of many other strange experiences. In 2011, Mr A, a 57-year-old social worker from
Plenty of dwarf planets hide out beyond Pluto, perhaps steered by something much bigger. 4 Minute Read By Dan Vergano, National Geographic Discovery of an icy "dwarf" world beyond Pluto hints that a much
Caviar was once the food of kings and czars — and for a sturgeon, it meant death. But a new technique of massaging the ripe eggs from a female sturgeon — without killing or even cutting the fish open—
Getting minor panic attacks for these crows If you are a crow or an especially pro-crow person, consider averting your gaze. Otherwise, Holy God, look at these crazy falcons attacking crows. (And it's
There are some outstanding animal behaviours in the natural world – from making tools to using leaves as “gloves” to using zebra crossings to crack open nuts. Earth Unplugged runs down its favourite smart
Fossil hunters have unearthed the remains of the first known creature to curl up in a little ball, and so pioneer one of the most successful defensive strategies of life on Earth. No larger than a fingertip,