Although they are not able to conceive anymore, orca grandmothers boost the survival of their grand-offspring. Could this explain menopause?
A lucky encounter between a fruit fly and a pail of milk around 5,500 years ago set the stage for dairy product.
Our ancestors screened partners for 'niceness' -- and our genomes reflect that.
It takes me longer to even decide to go to the dentist.
"Our results indicate that the disappearance of Neanderthals might have resided in the smallness of their population(s) alone," the paper's abstract reads.
Anything larger would need more blood than a heart can pump.
A new study reports on 364 genetic elements that could be involved in obesity regulation.
This was the first time such a behavior was observed in insects and may represent a unique adaptation to bees.
We should do more with less. Nature needs it.
"There's an app for that" has never been more relevant.
Researchers found that the Zika virus interrupts the growth of the brain by taking control of a pathway that regulates the generation of new neurons.
A treasure trove of fossilized dinosaur and bird feathers has been recovered in Australia. In ages long past, however, these animals lived beyond the southern polar circle. Image credits Uppsala...
Oxygen, in the right place at the right time, makes for spectacular fossils.
They told me my new haircut was crazy but I never expected this!
I'd fall apart without it.
Mammals quickly grew in size after the dinosaur linage collapsed, an exciting new study shows.
"If we can increase the strength of wood, we may start seeing more major constructions moving away from steel and concrete to timber," says the team.