Birds use phonemic structuring, a component of language previously thought to be uniquely human.
Humans will never win a sprint against your average quadruped. But our species is well-adapted for the marathon.
One of the most important zoological discoveries of the present century gives us a glimpse at the closest living relative of our fish-like ancestors.
Contagious laughter, yawns, and moods offer insight into empathy’s origins.
A Paleontologist's Rendezvous with History and Prehistory in St. Louis
A Scientific Attempt to Forecast What May Occur in the Future Evolution of Man
The ghost of the most gigantic animal that ever walked the earth is conjured to life when a lone fossil hunter tracks down the first true footprints left by this stupendous creature, and thrills to the romance of a great discovery.
Research that lets us appreciate human individuality
A rediscovered painting celebrates Charles Darwin’s view of life.
During the past 40 million years, three great lineages arose in the dog family.