Are We Finally Ready To Clone A Mammoth?

Everyone keeps asking scientists when they’re going to clone a woolly mammoth. It’s not the easiest thing to do, but they are working on it! Trace is here to discuss with you how we’re planning on bringing back extinct animals, and how recent discoveries are helping this process. Read More: Despite Mammoth Blood, Cloning Still …

Why Are There So Many Pigeons?

Exploring The Ruins Of An Abandoned Train Yard: Where do pigeons even come from? Why are they everywhere? Read More: Where Are All The Baby Pigeons? “To city dwellers, it might seem that pigeons multiply magically: All the birds swooping down at us, or scurrying out of the way when we walk, are fully grown. …

Why Do We Have Fingernails and Not Claws? #AskDNews

Nails evolved from claws roughly 50 million years ago. Why did this happen and what purpose do nails serve? Why Do Fingernails Grow Faster Than Toenails? ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Oldest evidence of nails in modern primates “From hot pink to traditional French and Lady Gaga’s sophisticated designs, …

What Did Dinosaurs Really Sound Like?

In movies like Jurassic Park dinosaurs roar, but what did they sound like based on archeological evidence? Get 15% off domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code DNEWS at checkout! The Emergence and Reemergence of Dinosaurs ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: The Animals Hiding in a …

Why Did Our Toes Evolve To Look So Weird? #AskDNews

Toes are something we seldom think about, but why do we have them? Is Your Appendix Actually Useless? ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: The pectoral fin of Panderichthys and the origin of digits “Early hypotheses interpreted digits as derivatives of fin radials, but during the 1990s the idea gained …

How Snakes Jump and Move Without Legs

Snakes evolved without legs, but how are they able to move? Why Is Everyone Afraid of Snakes? ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Four-Legged Fossil Snake Is a World First “The first four-legged fossil snake ever found is forcing scientists to rethink how snakes evolved from lizards. Although it has …

Why Are Humans Slower Than Most Animals?

Compared to some mammals humans are a relatively slow animal. Why didn’t we evolve to be faster? Why Your Body Is Built To Run Long Distances ►►►► bit.ly/1LETcmJ Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Exceptional Evolutionary Divergence of Human Muscle and Brain Metabolomes Parallels Human Cognitive and Physical Uniqueness “Metabolite concentrations …

Why Do Dogs And Cats Eat Grass?

It makes sense why our pets want to eat the delicious food on our plates, but why would they eat grass? Should You Let A Dog Lick Your Face? ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: The Evolutionary Basis for the Feeding Behavior of Domestic Dogs (Canis familiaris) and Cats (Felis …

Introducing The All New DNews Plus!

Check out our long-form podcast show, DNews Plus, for a deep dive into science every week! Subscribe to DNews Plus! ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won’t find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch …

Why Do We Have 10 Fingers and 10 Toes?

As humans we could have had any number of fingers and toes, but somehow we ended up with 10 of each. What’s so special about 10? Why Did Our Toes Evolve To Look So Weird? ►►►► Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: A mathematical theory proposed by Alan Turing in 1952 …