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Watch meerkats engage in a fiercely adorable war dance
These little carnivores mean serious business.
Human thigh bones apparently make excellent weapons in close combat
Ancient daggers carved from femurs were pretty fierce.
How to throw a punch
Without hurting yourself more than your opponent.
This is why cutting weight is so dangerous for professional fighters
Hospital trips and deaths aren’t uncommon in pro combat sports.
Boxing Is More Brutal Than Mixed Martial Arts
You’re pretty likely to get your butt kicked in either one, though
Did Humans Evolve Opposable Thumbs So We Could Punch Each Other?
Testing a hypothesis about fistfights with cadaver arms
When Do We Break Up Someone Else’s Drunken Fight?
A new study examines when people decide not to mind their own business.
How science is transforming the sport of MMA fighting