Articles tagged "evolution"
Beer drinking relationships in Amazonian tribes offer new insight into sharing.
A British researcher traced the roots of "Little Red Riding Hood" as if it were a biological organism.
Even you might learn something.
Naturally, it involves things crashing into other things.
New research out of Emory University suggests a correlation between testes size and parenting effort.
We still retain some of the elasticity in our feet that goes along with hopping between branches, says new research from the University of Liverpool.
Monkey swim? Some apes do! So much for that Aquatic Ape theory.
We might know why we love sad music, and why heart-wrenchingly depressing songs make us happy, but it’s hard to say what drew us to any music in the first place.
Lizards separated for 40 million years come to look like each other.
He weighed just an ounce and had pretty weird feet.
New research shows how we weigh the past while thinking about the future, even when it seems irrational.
A rumor gets halfway around the world, while the truth is still in peer review.
If anything, this new discovery only deepens the mystery.
Close encounters with Pakicetus attocki, the so-called "first whale," which was actually a four-legged, wolf-sized land animal that lived 50 million years ago.
Courtesy of the female great tits.
They at least seem to knew humans can't see them stealing food in the dark.
Ants are one of the most social creatures on earth. Unsurprisingly, they learn to "talk" at an early age.
How do you feel to know that you, over millions of years, have descended from a fuzzy little bug eater?
Studies suggest couch potatoes have lower sperm counts. Evolution at work.
500 million years ago, a stupid sea-going invertebrate had a genetic accident.
Watching Humans on Black Friday Is Better Than Most Nature Shows: Why We Get Bloodlust-Crazy Over Holiday Sales
Which weird, rage-inducing evolutionary strings does the Black Friday phenomenon pluck?
Remember that time you, like, totally owned that Zizek thesis in art semiotics? Or that degree you got in post-reunification Germanic studies? Or how you were – no big deal, guys – a National Merit Finalist? Yeah, well, hate to break it to you Ei…