The planet’s first acts of copulation, discovered in an ancient species of fish, were performed sideways
Domestication involves small changes in many genes and not drastic changes in a few
For the first time, gene therapy is found to cure Type 1 diabetes in large animals
The assumption that all animal stories are children’s stories is an odd one. Two recent books, by Nilanjana Roy and Musharraf and Michelle Farooqi, remind us that many of our best-loved stories that feature animals have engaged children as much as they have intrigued adult readers
Yann Martel on his fascination with animals, the Holocaust, and his new novel.
Two Swedes discover that the way we treat cows says a lot about our connection with animals and the environment.