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Does Your Dog 'Talk' to You?

Study may advance what's known about canine-human communication

10/12/2017
Scientists Spot Genes Behind Skin Color

Study looked at varying populations across Africa

10/5/2017
Like Your Skin, Your Hair? Thank Your Neanderthal Ancestors

Scientists say DNA from long-extinct species plays role in humans today

9/5/2017
Evolution Not Over for Humans

Study finds natural selection still happening, with gene variants linked to Alzheimer's, smoking fading

8/9/2017
Is Ancient Bone Evidence of Cannibalistic Rite?

Engravings appear rich in symbolic connotations, British researcher says

8/3/2017
Massive Dinosaur With Armor Had Camouflage, Scientists Say

Newly identified specimen, found in Canada, called 'the Mona Lisa of dinosaurs'

7/6/2017
Laughter May Be a Serious Evolutionary Tool

Chuckling together might have helped humans form social groups, researchers say

2/28/2017
Who's Top Dog When It Comes to 'Social Intelligence'? Kids or Pets?

Toddlers and pups are near equals, study suggests, with evolution favoring 'survival of the friendliest'

2/23/2017
How the Neanderthal in Your Genes Affects Your Health

The DNA appears to influence certain human traits and diseases, scientists say

2/8/2017
Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll Trigger Same Good Feelings in Brain

Music can make you happy because it spurs chemical system involved in pleasure, study finds

12/27/2016
Did Cavemen Use Toothpicks?

Researchers find wood fibers in 1.2 million-year-old tooth, along with evidence of their diet

12/19/2016
Pregnancy May Spur 'Mothering' Changes in a Woman's Brain

Imaging shows adaptations in gray matter, but no sign that memory is affected

12/8/2016
Mummy of 17th Century Child May Alter the History of Smallpox

Virus might have appeared much later than originally suspected, researchers say

11/10/2016
Fossils Suggest Gradual, Not Sudden, Rise of Dinosaurs

Brazilian discovery is first to show dinosaurs lived alongside an early ancestor, researchers say

9/4/2016
Fossil Find Unearths New Pterosaur Species in Argentina

CT scans of well-preserved braincase yield clues about evolution of the flying reptile

9/2/2016
6th-Century Skeletons Shed Light on Deadly Plague Outbreaks

As plague threat re-emerges, gene studies say same germ also caused Black Death of the 1300s

9/2/2016
Bigger Brain Just Part of the Story in Human Intelligence

Study says people got smarter as their bodies evolved to feed more blood to the brain

8/9/2016
Ancient Tools Offer New Clues to Skills of Early Humans

Traces of animal proteins, presumably from food, show Stone Age settlers adapted to challenging conditions, researcher says

8/1/2016
The Mystery of the Female Orgasm Solved?

Was it necessary for reproduction? It may have helped ovulation in evolutionary past, scientists say