How did massive volcanic eruptions, inland seas, and land bridges pave the way for life?
These crafty birds might be capable of interpreting and internalizing the emotions of others.
The rise of bed bugs preceded modern humans by at least 100 million years. They survived the extinction that killed the dinosaurs. Could they outlive us all?
A sweeping genomic study expands the equine family tree and pinpoints how humans might have reshaped the equine gene pool.
Dogs might be less inclined to be generous to their pack mates, hinting that domestication hasn’t necessarily improved canine social skills.
Fossilized fish uncovered in North Dakota appear to preserve the catastrophic fallout of the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs.
Seven teeth, five hand and foot bones, and a partial femur point to a previously unknown population of early humans. Time will tell if it was truly a distinct lineage.
In these female-dominated clans, the name of the throne-toppling game might just be camaraderie.