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Food for Thought: Was Cooking a Pivotal Step in Human Evolution?

The shift to a cooked-food diet was a decisive point […]

What Happens When You Put Evolution on Replay?

A team of scientists from the University of Arizona have […]

Monkey Vocabulary Decoded

From short ‘tsiks’ and ‘ekks’ to drawn-out ‘phees’ — all […]

DNA Reveals That Silky Anteaters Are Seven Species

The silky anteater (Cyclopes didactylus) has previously been recognized to […]

Twin Study Finds Genetics Affects Where Children Look, Shaping Mental Development

A new study co-led by Indiana University that tracked the […]

Bonobos Help Strangers Without Being Asked

A passer-by drops something and you spring to pick it […]

Teaching Bats to Say ‘Move Out of My Way’ in Many Dialects

Wild fruit bats, living in crowded roosts, are exposed to […]

How Neanderthals Influenced Human Genetics at the Crossroads of Asia and Europe

When the ancestors of modern humans migrated out of Africa, […]