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Nov 6, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
People, with their constant debating and conflicts over leadership, do not give rise to the most powerful, effective rulers in the animal kingdom.
Nov 5, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Farts contain a literally explosive amount of methane, especially when these very flatulent animals emit them.
Oct 21, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Punching cadaver arms support the theory that men’s hands evolved, not only for dexterity, but also for fist fighting.
Oct 7, 2015 09:45 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
A recently unearthed extinct human species had hands and feet adapted for a life both on the ground and in the trees.
Oct 7, 2015 01:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Pigs sniffing out edibles on a Scottish island unwittingly discovered the UK's most remote hunter-gatherer civilization.
Sep 29, 2015 11:21 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An ancestral form of Black Death bacteria has been found near the butt of a prehistoric flea.
Sep 22, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
At this very minute, you are emitting a personal microbial cloud that is uniquely yours and can exist in a room even after you leave.
Aug 31, 2015 03:10 PM ET // Walt Bonner,
A new study demonstrates what the world would look like for mammals if the most destructive super predator of them all had never been around.
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