An investigation into the evolution of human walking by looking at how chimpanzees walk on two legs is the subject of a new research paper published in the March 2017 issue of Journal of Human Evolution.
He stood a majestic 5-foot-5, weighed around 100 pounds and maybe had a harem. That's what scientists figure from the footprints he left behind some 3.7 million year ago.
James Webber took up barefoot running 12 years ago. He needed to find a new passion after deciding his planned career in computer-aided drafting wasn't a good fit. Eventually, his shoeless feet led him to the University of ...
It's stretch time for a family at the Los Angeles Zoo.
A venerable old elm tree that's believed to be the largest of its kind in New England has finally succumbed to Dutch elm disease in the Vermont town of Charlotte.
Disney World may one day be able to keep track of its theme-park visitors by their feet.
What do you give a robot when it takes it first steps like a human? Its first pair of shoes.
Undersea explorers who spent several days studying the wreck of the Andrea Doria off Nantucket are planning to share their findings.
Winter has been over for nearly two months, but you wouldn't know it from recent conditions at the tallest peak in the Northeast.
Micrometric and sub-micrometric contaminant particles—what most of us call "dust"—can cause big problems for art conservators, the electronics industry, aerospace engineers, and others. These nanoparticles can prevent ...