A shift in climate, along with other environmental disruptions and the invasion of competitors and new predators all likely played an important role in reshaping ancient elephants' brains.
The team found evidence of about 50 lions that had been injured or killed by porcupines since the 17th century.
Mosquitoes love sugar – so much so that can delay their search for our blood. Now, their sweet tooth may have revealed an important genetic weapon against the spread of mosquito-borne disease.
As the Earth's magnetic north pole heads towards Siberia, concerns have been raised that the northern lights could move with it.
Two security scares in the past 24 hours should prompt you to make sure your software is up-to-date. But what are the risks?
New analysis of data from the Apollo era shows that moonquakes occur close to visible faults, which may matter when setting up a moon base.
Genomics research is crucial to identify Africa-specific solutions to a range of diseases.