How did humans become so smart? Scientists have discovered that a single molecular event in our cells could hold the key to how we evolved to become the smartest animal on the planet.
A 1.8 million-year-old pinky bone may be the oldest hand bond to resemble modern humans. Not only that, but the recently discovered bone suggests that humans evolved much earlier than was first believed.
It turns out that dogs may have evolved due to climate change.
Scientists are learning a bit more about the evolution in the Caribbean with the help of the first ever salamander found frozen in amber.
Scientists have discovered a 125 million to 130 million-year-old freshwater plant that may be one of the first flowers on the planet.
Most people don't think mass extinctions are a good thing. Now, though, researchers have found that these extinctions may actually accelerate evolution, unleashing new creativity in adaptations.
Beer is enjoyed by Americans across the United States. But where did beer, in general, first get its start? And how did it develop into the brew that it is today? Researchers have taken a closer look.
For the first time ever, researchers have sequenced the genome of the octopus, learning a bit more about this strange, underwater creature.
Astronomers have discovered a giant, swirling disk of gas that represents a galaxy being born. The forming galaxy is actively being fed cool primordial gas that traces back to the Big Bang.
Astronomers have spotted the ghostly remnants of galaxy interactions in a nearby galaxy group.
It turns out that bonobos may have "speech" that similar to humans.