Humans may not be the masters of the planet after all. A comprehensive new study illustrates how little humankind weighs in the planet's total biomass — and yet they cause a disproportionate, massive impact on it.
Finding a brain network in monkeys dedicated to social interaction, scientists may be on the way to learning more about the origins of human social cognition.
New discoveries challenge pre-conceived notions on human's rich history.
The fossils, which was labeled "archaic Homo," share combined features of Neanderthals, earlier eastern Eurasian humans and modern humans.
It's a dog-eat-dog world out there. Literally.
A team of scientists from Salk Institute has successfully generated human cells and tissues in the embryo of pigs, making it the first ever human-pig embryo.
Researchers from the Federal University of Pernambuco in Brazil revealed that for the first time, a South American species of hairy-legged vampire bat started to feed on human blood
Unlike other species close to our lineage, humans have no penis bones, and this could be because of the difference between our mating practices.
Ever wondered why humans burts into an involuntary laugh when tickled? A new study reveals that the same effect happens on rats too, and it may be traced to brain activity.
A new study revealed that human jaw most likely evolved from extinct armored prehistoric fish that dominated the waters over 400 million years ago.
New study suggests that tarsiers belongs to the branch in the primate evolutionary tree that leads to humans and monkeys.
A new study suggests that human lifespan has a natural limit. Findings show that the maximum life span of humans is fixed at 115 but can, in rare case, reach at most 125.
It turns out that humans are not as bad as they think to be. Hurting each other is not something that is genetic but most likely because of factors such as changes in social environment.
Appaarently, we are consuming oxygen at a rate a factor of a thousand times faster than before.