Your social media habits might need some tweaking as researchers revealed that Facebook use is contributing to users' misery.
When "smelling" our fears is never enough, dogs can also understand what our facial expressions mean.
Huge innovations during the stone age were long thought to be driven by climate change, but new research debunked this commonly held belief.
While scientists previously thought full stereo vision in primates only registered visual messages from one eye, a new study revealed “two-eye” cells that respond to inputs from both eyes, like "rat vision."
Those opposed to vaccinating their children, commonly known as 'anti-vaxxers' are a very stubborn bunch. Even in the face of mountains of scientific evidence about how tried-and-true vaccines are harmless, these individuals chose to stand by raw belief and hearsay. One thing, however, can still sway them. The images of children sick with the illnesses vaccines prevent, a new study has found, are powerful enough to make anti-vaxxers change their stance.
Foot and hand bones of Homo naledi, an extinct human ancestor, suggest that the early humans walked up right on two feet and climbed trees.
Here's some unsettling news: new chimpanzee and neuroscience research is reinforcing the theory that our personalities are, in no small way, dictated by the structures of our brains. That is to say, we may choose how we act, but nature (not nurture) is deciding who we are in the most fundamental way.
Human fossils discovered in a Brazilian cave and dating to 9,000 years ago reveal the earliest known record of human decapitation rituals.
Sperm whales use a series of clicks to communicate within their clans. Similar to human cultures, there are many patterns, or dialects, of these clicks.
Worms' behaviors and postures were studied by scientists at the MRC’s Clinical Sciences Centre at Imperial College London in order to better understand its genes and brain activity. With further research, this method of study could be applied to humans.
Bluebirds are able to increase their songs and lower their pitch to compensate for increasing background noises that otherwise inhibit communication between them and their potential mates.
Learnings here on the ways that dogs perform under increased pressure, and the connection to underlying temperament.
Your standard shopping-bag toting, latest-trend adhering, newest gadget-owning friend may not be as happy as they let on. New research out from Baylor University shows that the more materialistic a person is, the more likely they are to be depressed and unsatisfied with life.
Oxytocin, also known as the "love hormone," has been associated with a heightened willingness to lie for the benefit of one's group, according to a recent study.