Pacino has some pint-sized competition. Researchers have recently unveiled a newly discovered pre-mammal species named Ichibengops munyamadziensis — “Scarface of the Munyamadzi River.” The...
About 10 million years ago, a distant cousin of the modern walrus snapped at fish as it swam near the shore of what is now modern Japan, a new study finds
Not all African people of short stature — often referred to as Pygmies — grow alike, a new study finds
When some lizards can’t take the heat, they change sexes. In a recent study published in Nature, researchers in Australia revealed that rising temperatures are causing male Australian Bearded...
A little-known mass extinction may have killed up to about 80 percent of all vertebrates on land about 260 million years ago, researchers say
A newfound humanlike species may be another contender for the ancestor of the human lineage, researchers say
The insect world may have found its ‘Mom of the Year’ in the female Stegodyphus lineatus, a desert spider that feeds herself to her young shortly after they’re hatched. This practice, which is...
Ancient teeth from Italy suggest that the arrival of modern humans in Western Europe coincided with the demise of Neanderthals there, researchers said
A fish that uses water as a sort of tongue to feed on land could shed light on how animals with backbones first invaded land, researchers say
A 17-million-year-old beaked whale fossil is helping researchers solve a puzzle about the likely birthplace of humanity in East Africa, a new study finds