Rapid evolution of saliva in humans and primates helps defend against bacteria -- instead of developing a new system, one of our current systems adapted quickly to fill the need.
A new study revealed that when given the choice between cooperation and competition, chimpanzees opted for the former five times more frequently.
Evolution has come a long way throughout history. A breakthrough study reveals that human fingers may have evolved from fish fins as the two came from a common cellular origin.
Scientists sucessfully synthesized a RNA enzyme capable ot storing information and replicating itself, taking a step closer to the recreation of RNA World.
A new study showed that moss played a crucial role in creating stable oxygen-riched atmosphere that allows animals,. including humans, to live on Earth.
According to scientists from the Cardiff University, humans have big brains because we always judge others.
A new study revealed that the Piltdown Man hoax is most likely to be the handiwork of Charles Dawson.
Scientists recently uncovered new fossils that supported the theory that the first animals that caused a mass extinction , according to a report from Phys Org. The findings revealed that the first animals or metazoans changed the environment so much that the earlier organisms Ediacarans ceased to exist.
New fossil evidence show that the rise of ecological engineers during the cambrian explosion may have change the ecological aspects of Earth causing the first mass extinction.
Looks like we have found the explanation as to why humans are very fond of alcohol.
These fish, which are reportedly close ancestors of humans, can have athritis, too. What does it mean for us humans?
For the first time outside Asia and Africa, archaeologists have discovered that the capuchin monkeys in Brazil have used stone tools, such as hammers and anvils, for 700 years.
Scientists have for the first time simulated the creation of particle and antiparticle pairs in a quantum computer.
A recent study reveals that inbreeding among Neanderthals have resulted to a harmful gene mutation, which was then passed on to modern humans, making them 40 percent less likely to reproduce.