Scientists have discovered that humans may have some "foreign" genes that they've acquired from microorganisms co-habiting their environment in ancient times.
After using CT scanning on fetal whale specimens, researchers have confirmed that changes in the development of ear bones in the womb parallel changes observed throughout whale evolution.
Recently discovered fossils in Libya may tell us a bit more about our own evolution.
Scientists have taken a closer look at the South Asian monsoon and have found that it may have been a major contributor to how mammals look and act today in the region.
It turns out that our ancient ancestors may have looked quite a bit differently than we do today. Researchers have taken a closer look at bones from early human species and have found that they had distinct body forms that were different than those of today.
While some species are suffering from climate change, others have the potential to adapt. Scientists have taken a closer look at the Atlantic silverside, a small but important fish, and have studied its ability to evolve to adapt to ocean acidification.
A fossilized jaw may tell scientists a bit more about early humans. The new jaw pushes back evidence for the human genus, Homo, to 2.8 million years ago, which pushes back the previous estimate by about 400,000 years.
Boys will be boys, as they say, but a new study shows that more aggressive adolescents are likely to develop into stronger teenagers.
The colorful mantis shrimp packs a powerful punch. In fact, it's been known to crack the glass of aquariums. Now, scientists have taking a closer look at this cigar-sized crustacean and have learned a bit more about how they've evolved their 60-mile-per-hour blow.
Fossils discovered in Kenya may tell researchers a bit more about the evolution of hippos.
Parenting responsibility is rarely equal, and that's true across species. Now, scientists have taken a closer look to find out why that is, and why babies are only largely cared for by one parent.