The latest research dismisses the idea that viruses form a fourth type of life.
A new fossil study challenges 130 years of thinking about how dinosaurs evolved.
The end was nigh.
Their days were numbered for quite some time ...
How many colors in your language’s rainbow?
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New research investigates how people sequentially add new color terms to languages over time – and the results hold surprises about assumptions linguists have made for 40 years.
Grand Prismatic Spring and Midway Geyser Basin from above.
Scientists have uncovered genes they believe have been passed down from an ancestor organism that all life evolved from.
Genomic data sets the record straight on where bird species sit on the avian family tree.
Today’s land birds, from ducks to eagles, shared a common ancestor after dinosaurs went extinct – just one finding from bird…
The “Tree of Lepidoptera” - comprising butterflies, moths and related species - has been mapped back to their earliest common…
Granny, why are your eyes so big?
We all know the story: Once upon a time there was a young girl who took a walk through the woods to visit her grandmother, carrying a basket of goodies. When she arrived she found her granny ill in bed…