Newly discovered extinct ape Danuvius has some human-like features, but that doesn't mean it could walk like us.
New research suggests the clitoris is equally as important for reproduction as it is for sexual pleasure. But the evidence behind that claim is up for debate.
Rugby players, wrestlers, mixed martial artists are at risk of it. As are piano movers.
The wonderful changeable skeleton.
A scientist explains how the brain works, for younger readers.
Dissection also plays an important role in introducing students to death. It provides moral and ethical training for students as well as a humanistic approach to patient care.
How embryos develop, evolution and sexual pleasure all help explain why men have nipples. But ‘man boobs’ are a different story.
Those little nuggets in your nose are actually a sign your body is working to protect you.
The body tries to plug a wound quickly to stop germs getting in through broken skin and making you sick. But behind the scenes, your blood is working hard to repair a wound.
Our body is able to regulate its temperature very effectively, but heat waves can damage certain organs if we are not careful…
Being double jointed doesn't mean you have an extra joint – an expert in biomechanics explains what makes some people doubly bendy.
Your teeth started to grow even before you were born.
Some people have extra fingers, others have missing muscles.
Pets, like guinea pigs, lead very different lives to humans – and that's why they need very different eyes, too.
The short answer is we have evolved to have nails because they help us pick things up (like food) and pick things off (like bugs).
When my kidneys stopped working properly, my dad gave me one of his kidneys. Thanks, Dad.
Clicking joints tend to run in families. Here's what causes it.
What colours we see depends not just on how things are in the world around us, but also on what happens in our eyes and our brains.
Pins and needles are a warning to tell us to move our limbs about, because long-term nerve entrapment can cause permanent damage.
Every human carries an instruction booklet with a very special code, called DNA. Our eyes cannot read the code, but our bodies can. The code tells our body what to do and how to look.