Human Ancestors May Have Bucked an Evolutionary Trend

(Wed, 17 Apr 2024 19:00:00 GMT)

How did early humans evolve? Interspecies competition between hominins played a role in diversity and survival.

Species of Ichthyosaur Is Largest Known Marine Reptile at 80 Feet Long

(Wed, 17 Apr 2024 18:10:00 GMT)

A father and daughter duo found the jawbone of the species and the research team named the new marine reptile species Latin for 'giant fish lizard of the Severn.'

Underground Lava Tubes Were Desert Pit Stops for Humans 7,000 Years Ago

(Wed, 17 Apr 2024 18:05:00 GMT)

Researchers determined underground lava tubes in the Saudi Arabian desert served as a shepherd way station.

The Idea That Sharks Fear Dolphins May Just Be an Old Sailor's Myth

(Wed, 17 Apr 2024 15:00:00 GMT)

There’s a common conception that where dolphins roam, you won’t see sharks swimming. How accurate is the idea that sharks fear dolphins? Here’s what you should know.

Collagen Supplements Have Numerous Benefits, Here’s What to Know

(Wed, 17 Apr 2024 13:00:00 GMT)

Explore the different types of collagen and the potential benefits for skin, joints, and overall health. Plus get tips on choosing effective supplements.

Why Warp Drives Are About To Get Better

(Tue, 16 Apr 2024 20:00:00 GMT)

The mathematics of warp drives is fiendishly difficult. Now a specialist software package is set to change the way physicists model Star Trek-like travel.

I Traveled to See the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse and Discovered Mindfulness

(Tue, 16 Apr 2024 19:30:00 GMT)

What was it like seeing the 2024 total solar eclipse? Our staff writer Elizabeth Gamillo shares her solar eclipse experience from Indiana.

Essential Supplements Like Vitamin D Could Help Prevent Hair Loss

(Tue, 16 Apr 2024 18:00:00 GMT)

Is it possible to prevent hair loss? By fixing a nutritional deficiency, you could mediate hair loss.

Magnesium-Rich Foods Like Greens, Beans, and Seeds Can Boost Health

(Tue, 16 Apr 2024 15:00:00 GMT)

Magnesium is an essential nutrient for our bodies, but many of us aren't getting enough of it. Consider adding these magnesium-rich foods to your diet.

Sea Otters Hold Hands While Sleeping and They Even Cuddle

(Tue, 16 Apr 2024 13:00:00 GMT)

While the habit is relatively rare, it provides a unique window into the social lives of these much-loved marine mammals.

Losing A Pet Is Just As Hard As A Loved One — Here Is How People Cope

(Mon, 15 Apr 2024 18:00:00 GMT)

Recent research indicates there are five different themes people can experience while grieving the loss of a pet.

How to Coexist with Coyotes in Your Neighborhood

(Mon, 15 Apr 2024 15:00:00 GMT)

Coyotes aren’t as dangerous to humans as we think they are. In fact, experts say that humans often pose the bigger threat.

Tiny Crystals Capture Millions Of Years Of Himalayan History

(Mon, 15 Apr 2024 14:00:00 GMT)

A single crystal shows 30 million years of geological history of the Himalayas by tracing its thorium concentration and age.

Dogs Die Too Soon, but a Possible Drug Could Fix That

(Mon, 15 Apr 2024 13:00:00 GMT)

Two clinical trials and a huge observational study hope to extend and improve the lives of dogs.

Variant That Causes Parkinson’s Disease Clarifies Why The Condition Develops

(Sat, 13 Apr 2024 13:00:00 GMT)

Multiple gene variants are linked to Parkinson’s disease, but which ones are the most relevant?

Study Alters Bonobos’ Reputation as the ‘Make Love not War’ Ape

(Fri, 12 Apr 2024 18:45:00 GMT)

Although both bonobos and chimps both act aggressively to gain a mate, they each take a different approach to violence.

Highlights of Upcoming Week 3 of Citizen Science Month

(Fri, 12 Apr 2024 18:00:00 GMT)

Bats, dolphins, National Parks and a 12-hour Zooniverse Palooza are coming up for Citizen Science Month.

Hand Gestures May Have Been the Start of Human Language

(Fri, 12 Apr 2024 18:00:00 GMT)

Our unique language systems distinguish us from other species, but researchers explore how early hand gestures paved the way for civilization.

Orca’s Signature Black and White Patterns Help Them Hunt and Hide

(Fri, 12 Apr 2024 16:30:00 GMT)

Why are orcas black and white? Learn how their unique eye patches and bellies help them hunt and hide underwater.

7 Things You’ll Want To Know About the Elusive Okapi

(Fri, 12 Apr 2024 15:00:00 GMT)

Not much is known about the giraffe's only living relative. Learn what scientists have gathered about the elusive okapi over the years.