Boozy primates may hint at the roots of alcoholism
July 20, 2016, 3:15 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
A proclivity for fruits and nectars with the highest alcohol content could offer some primates an evolutionary advantage.
Scientists have finally discovered why turtles have shells
July 18, 2016, 10:27 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Turtles use their shells as shields today, but these devices evolved for a completely different reason.
Breakthrough study may finally explain why we sleep
July 16, 2016, 1:44 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
All animals need to sleep, but why? It's one of the great puzzles of biology, and it might finally have a solution.
100-million-year-old bird wings found perfectly preserved in amber
June 29, 2016, 2:23 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The amazing find shows the colors and patterns on the feathers of birds that flew alongside dinosaurs.
New research suggests humans may have a magnetic sixth sense
June 28, 2016, 4:50 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
There might be a little Magneto in all of us.
Meet Boston Dynamics' family of strange and amazing robots
June 24, 2016, 11:07 a.m. by Michael Graham Richard
These robots imitate human and animal movements, making them impressive — and a little creepy.
Cats comprehend some of the laws of physics, say researchers
June 17, 2016, 3:04 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Our pets may know more than we realize.