Ancient Egyptian cheese helps us understand when and how dairy came into our lives.
Bill Faloon has pursued immortality for decades. Now he's got lots of company. What does science have to say?
Our history is complicated. Our pre-history, even more so.
There's more to it than smarter A.I.
What's grey and wrinkly and drinks 10 gallons of blood per hour?
Also reveals that he was at risk for ulcers
Homo naledi had small brains but human-like traits, upending the fossil record
A closer look at the science behind two unusual little girls, who have appeared on Dateline and Good Morning America.
It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?
Zoonotic diseases can go from us to them.
Rewiring the brain to battle seizures, blindness, and more
A cross-species approach to studying well-being shows that these crises may be biologically built in.
In his book The Most Human Human, Brian Christian looks at the artificial intelligences we've built, and what they say about us
Scientists cross mice that have normal hearing with prolific breeders to get the best of both worlds in a new super mouse
Fossils and molecular genetics are just some of the tools researchers have used to answer questions about the history of the human species
A leading geneticist in England says modern times, changing reproductive patterns and weakened natural selection has slowed down human evolution.
Telomeres sit on the ends of chromosomes to protect them from damage.