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.
According to a new theory, our early ancestors lived in a polygamous society where male-male competition was fierce.
Western spotted skunks do handstands to make themselves appear more threatening.
Ancient mastodon bones and stone tools found near San Diego suggest humans arrived in the Americas 115,000 years earlier than we previously thought.
The four-legged creature from the Triassic period is the oldest species from the lineage that leads towards dinosaurs.
Rediscovered Winston Churchill essay is the first of three recently unearthed pieces on science he penned but never published.
Simon Park created a new cover of Charles Darwin’s 'On the Origin of Species' entirely from bacteria.