Why do genetic diseases still exist after thousands of years? Scientists have taken a closer look at our ancient ancestors and have found that some modern maladies may have actually provided ancient benefits.
An ancient human skull may shed some light on the migration of modern humans out of Africa. The 55,000-year-old skull has features that may link it to the very first Europeans.
The famed Iceman Oetzi is one of the most telling mummies ever found. Now, scientists have used a non-invasive photographic technique that revealed new tattoos on the man who was found preserved in a glacier.
The modern world isn't the only one that's impacted by climate change. Scientists have reconstructed the past climate for a region around Cantona, a large fortified city in highland Mexico, and have found that a major population decline in the past is partially linked to climate change.
Scientists have taken a closer look at psychopathic violent offenders and have found something that could have huge implications for how these offenders are treated. It turns out that these offenders have abnormalities in the parts of the brain related to learning from punishment.
Low sodium levels in the blood, otherwise known as hyponatremia, can increase the risk of dying for patients on a liver transplant waiting list.
Scientists have found that if crop-pollinating insects like bees continue to decline, more than half of the people in some developing countries may be at risk for malnutrition.
The future of agriculture may be all about drones. Unmanned aerial vehicles could greatly help farmers with precision agriculture in the future.
Today's generation is all about equality when it comes to gender roles. Yet new findings show that girls may be a bit ahead of boys when it comes to academic achievement.
The human genome largely dictates what you're like as a person, and scientists are still unraveling the mysteries of this code to our existence. Now, though, they may have discovered a way to identify which letters in the human genome are functionally important.
How long will you live? Apparently your friends can tell.