Enjoy being alive? Thank these fossilized shrooms.
Nerdy art doesn't have to look dorky.
Where do transposons do their transposing?
What scientists learn about animal cognition helps unravel the mysteries of intelligence.
Our history is complicated. Our pre-history, even more so.
Their strange ways could tell us about the evolution of snoozing.
Geologists are analyzing ancient clues to tell our origin story.
They're both just trying to get the biggest bang for their buck.
It's about brains, not brawn.
She's actually looking out for you.
These possible Homo sapiens help confirm humanity's history.
Sometimes life just finds a way
More evidence that languages evolve like biological organisms
The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution
Evolution in the absence of biological molecules
Animals (including humans) are constantly adapting to their environments. Here are ten reminders that this incredible process is constant—not limited to the distant past
How long can you get ahead by screwing other people over?
Tracking the Cambrian Explosion, when the oceans first filled with complex animal life.
Three recent studies provide a glimpse into nature's most gruesome diet--and what it reveals about evolution.
A long-standing hypothesis gets hard data
Ancient Egyptian cheese helps us understand when and how dairy came into our lives.
Could help us build better nanobots