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.
Sunday is the 10-year anniversary of the Virginia Tech massacre that left 27 students, five staffers and the gunman dead.
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.
Building such a wall could have far-reaching consequences for the ecological landscape of the U.S. and Mexico.
Simon Park created a new cover of Charles Darwin's 'On the Origin of Species' entirely from bacteria.
Two Numbers: Americans Are Nearly as Likely to Believe in Intelligent Aliens as They Are in Evolution
Fifty-four percent of Americans believe there are intelligent aliens. Forty-two percent don't believe in evolution.
Talented distance runners could possess evolutionary 'signal' from the days of hunter gatherers.
God is not a "magician" with a "magic wand," says Pope Francis. "No duh," say Roman Catholics the world over.
The fall of the Silk Road has led to a proliferation of smaller 'dark net' virtual marketplaces