Surprising studies revealed why mothers affected the genetic pool more than fathers.
Psychopaths are manipulative, violent, impulsive, and lack empathy — but if psychopathy encourages more frequent reproduction, is it, then, an advantageous strategy?
Experts argue the jaws of an ancient European ape reveal a key human ancestor.
There are reasons you look the way you do.
In general, birds of a feather do tend to flock together.
A long-ridiculed theory about humankind's early leap of consciousness is revived.
The new fossil offers insight into when whales returned to the oceans millions of years ago.
Devil facial tumor disease, or DFTD, has cut the Tasmanian devil population by 90 percent. Now, some devils have evolved to resist the virulent cancer.
Spicy foods are enjoyed the world over, but scientists don't know why people partake in culinary masochism.
‘Micro snails’ we scraped from sidewalk cracks help unlock details of ancient Earth’s biological evolution
Scientists discovered microbes that have lived on Earth for millions of years.
Evolutionarily speaking, being gay is still something of an enigma
Evolution doesn't clean up after itself very well.
The dogs' ability to recognise and process human faces surpasses even that of monkeys. This newly-identified brain region may be the reason why.
We knew the Chicxulub crater was massive. We just didn't know how widespread the damage actually was.
Carl Sagan—who first coined the term—was tempted to call them "star-tar."
Just like your brain.
The study shows when the 'Napoleon complex' is most likely to emerge.
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Feathery dinosaurs are the perfect case study of how scientific revolutions happen.
The discovery could potentially bush pack the evolution of feathers on vertebrates by 70 million years.