Destructive 'Super Pigs' From Canada Threaten the Northern U.S.
The animals root through crops, prey on native species, cause soil erosion and carry pathogens that can spread to humans
Cornea Implants Made From Pig Skin Restored Eyesight in a Small Clinical Trial
Fourteen patients who were blind could see again after the surgery, and three of them attained perfect vision
Scientists Bring Cells in Dead Pigs Back to Life
Scientists say the accomplishment may be the first step in making more organs available for transplant
Why Did the First Human Patient to Receive a Pig Heart Transplant Die?
Scientists have come up with at least four explanations
Feral Pigs May Have Helped Boost Crocodile Numbers in the Northern Territory, Australia
Crocodiles have recovered from near extinction in the last few decades, with numbers increasing from only a few thousand to over 100,000
Wild Boars Are Ransacking Rome
The Italian government plans to cull the population after at least one animal tested positive for a contagious swine fever
Porcine Virus May Have Led to the Death of First-Ever Pig Heart Transplant Patient
Doctors say this infection will likely be preventable in future pig heart transplants
Patient Who Received a Genetically Modified Pig Heart Dies After Two Months
The procedure marks the first time that a genetically-modified, non-human cardiac organ functioned without immediate rejection by the human body
In a First, Man Receives a Heart From a Gene-Edited Pig
The swine-to-person cardiac transplant offers hope for thousands in need of organs
New Animal Welfare Law Could Drive Up Pork Prices in California—and Nationwide
In 2018, Californians overwhelmingly supported Proposition 12, an initiative designed to create humane conditions for farm animals
Feral Pigs Release 1.1 Million Cars-Worth of Planet-Warming Carbon Dioxide Every Year
The study's results add exacerbating climate change to the list of environmental impacts ascribed to this invasive species
Anally Delivered Oxygen Kept Suffocating Pigs and Mice Alive in the Lab. Could the Method One Day Save Human Lives, Too?
The technique may provide doctors with a new way of providing supplemental oxygen for patients with failing lungs
Pigs Can Learn to Play Video Games When Tempted by Treats
The four swine in the study always wanted to be the first at the computer each day
How Did the Norman Conquest Change English Cuisine?
After the invasion of 1066, pork and possibly chicken spiked in popularity
A Coronavirus Spread Through U.S. Pigs in 2013. Here’s How It Was Stopped
The containment practices of outbreaks past could have lessons for modern epidemics
Feral Pigs Are Invasive, Voracious and Resilient. They're Also Spreading
The destructive swine are expanding their range in the United States and appear to be encroaching from Canada
Did Stonehenge’s Builders Use Lard to Move Its Boulders Into Place?
Animal fat residue found on ceramic vessels suggests the ancient Britons who built the monument greased their wooden sledges with lard
Stonehenge Pig Roasts Drew People From All Over Neolithic Britain
Isotopic analysis of pig bones in feasting sites near the monument show people were traveling as far as Scotland with their own pigs
Florence Fall-Out Threatens to Release Waste Stored in Dozens of North Carolina Hog Lagoons
As of noon Wednesday, the Department of Environmental Quality had identified 21 flooded lagoons actively releasing hog waste into the environment
Watch Rare Footage of the Elusive Javan Warty Pig in the Wild
Habitat destruction and hunting are rapidly driving the "world's ugliest pig" to extinction