Scientists compare human brain to chimps and macaques to find out how we evolved our unique identity.
The scent of blood causes a strong yet opposite reaction in prey and predators.
British people really like bird feeders.
Skeletons of four, unrelated men offer major insight into the sex lives of our early ancestors.
By denying evolution, creationists raise important questions that scientists can then provide answers to.
The skull belongs to a newly-identified species and comes from a period in evolutionary history where few fossils have been discovered.
Fossil evidence forces major rethink of how and when humans arrived in Southeast Asia.
Male bottlenose dolphins have been seen mounting one another and touching genitals.
Long-standing debate of why women become infertile many years before death edges ever closer to being solved.
The discovery is the result of a four-year research project
Nucleotides form the building blocks of life—but where they came from has been a longstanding mystery.
Scientists argue that religious people are unable to rise above their instincts, explaining the negative association with intelligence.
Microbial life was inhabiting the land up to 580 million years earlier than previously thought, and originated in an ancient hot spring.
The discovery of ancient human remains in an important cave site in South Africa raises major questions about the evolution of our direct ancestors, Homo sapiens.