Study shows cultural flow may be slower than genetic divergence
Saber-toothed cats and bear dogs: How they made cohabitation work
(Phys.org)—The fossilized fangs of saber-toothed cats hold clues to how the extinct mammals shared space and food with other large predators 9 million years ago.
Study offers clues about how conodonts used earliest vertebrate teeth
New to science: Find from 425 million years ago with body, limbs, eyes, gills and alimentary system preserved
An international team of researchers have made an extremely rare discovery of a species of animal - related to crabs, lobsters and shrimps – that is new to science.
New research shows some barnacles mate via spermcasting
Researchers prove dogs are able to differentiate colors
A toss of the dice reveals the truth
How infidelity helps nieces and nephews: Men may share more genes with sisters' kids than with cheating wife's kids
A University of Utah study produced new mathematical support for a theory that explains why men in some cultures often feed and care for their sisters' children: where extramarital sex is common and accepted, a man's genes ...
I control therefore I am: chimps self-aware, says study
Chimpanzees are self-aware and can anticipate the impact of their actions on the environment around them, an ability once thought to be uniquely human, according to a study released Wednesday.
Australian researchers show flower color evolution driven by bee preferences
Weird Australian hammer-tooth marsupial fossil found
(PhysOrg.com) -- Fossils of bizarre lizard-like, snail-eating marsupials have been discovered by UNSW palaeontologists in an ancient fossil field in the Riversleigh World Heritage area in Queensland. The fossils ...
Researchers solve biological mystery and boost artificial intelligence
By simulating 25,000 generations of evolution within computers, Cornell University engineering and robotics researchers have discovered why biological networks tend to be organized as modules – a finding that will lead ...
Birds inherited strong sense of smell from dinosaurs (w/ video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Birds are known more for their senses of vision and hearing than smell, but new research suggests that millions of years ago, the winged critters also boasted a better sense for scents.
Can a collapse of global civilization be avoided?
Throughout our history environmental problems have contributed to collapses of civilizations. A new paper published yesterday in Proceedings of the Royal Society B addresses the likelihood that we are facing a global collap ...