We have way more Neanderthal genes than scientists previously thought
October 6, 2017, 10:19 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Neanderthals might be extinct, but their genes still live on inside of us.
New prehistoric monster was a seafaring crocodilian
October 3, 2017, 7:47 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Ancient marine reptile sheds light on the origins of the distant relatives of modern crocodiles.
How did dinosaurs end up with beaks instead of teeth?
September 27, 2017, 7:23 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Scientists have uncovered the mystery of beak evolution.
An ancient army of algae may have shaped life on Earth as we know it
August 18, 2017, 10:59 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Even Darwin puzzled over the gaping blank in the planet's natural history.
This is what the first flower to ever evolve looked like
August 1, 2017, 6:03 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers traced back the origin of all flowering plants to a single ancestor using a sophisticated data crunch.
Humans may have settled in Australia 80,000 years ago, way earlier than previously thought
July 20, 2017, 3:32 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The finding could reconfigure the timeline for early human migration around the world.
Frozen remains of missing couple emerge from Swiss glacier
July 19, 2017, 11:58 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Marcelin and Francine Dumoulin disappeared 75 years ago while hiking to a meadow in the Swiss Alps.
Underwater forest is an ancient 'fairy world' found just off the Alabama coast
July 18, 2017, 12:54 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The 50,000-year-old, perfectly preserved forest is showcased like never before in a newly released documentary.
History's most powerful shark was killed off by a global extinction event
June 28, 2017, 12:09 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
According to scientists, the demise of the terrifying megalodon coincided with the loss of a third of the largest marine animal species.
2.4 billion-year-old fungus could rewrite our evolutionary heritage
April 27, 2017, 10:52 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The find is roughly 2 billion years older than any other known fungus fossil.