The 'boring billion:' the long evolutionary pause when algae ruled the Earth, might be due to stalled plate tectonics.
For more than a decade, anthropologists have debated the age of an Australopithecus fossil called 'Little Foot.' Continue reading →
Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' will argue the case for evolution, but not all scientists think it's a good idea. Here's why. Continue reading →
A new hypothesis gives the moon credit for cooling a hot, early Earth to the temperatures necessary for life to evolve.
New research shows that the ancestors of both dinosaurs and humans are from Africa. Does Africa possess a special power for evolving consequential species? Continue reading →
What matters in the long-run is how truly special a species is in the grand scheme of life on Earth.
Digging into the details, researchers are concluding that the greatest volcanic eruption of the last 2 million years was not as catastrophic for early modern humans as they used to think.
Researchers defend their finding that microbes integrated arsenic into their cells.
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