We’ve spread far beyond any other plant or animal, but what makes us unique?
Sobbing along with the radio might have an evolutionary advantage
Insight into the disease’s ancient origins points toward the causes of the current epidemic
Here’s how a powerful breed of guard dogs turned into humanity’s cruelest genetics experiment
Mimicking the human brain will only hinder the pursuit of true artificial intelligence, says Facebook’s director of AI research.
Dr. Luca Guardabassi is finding new ways to weaken drug-resistant bacteria
The first land plants quickly formed relationships with fungi
Extinct species may soon be resurrected — but just because we can doesn’t mean we’re ready for them
The Universe is probably devoid of life, but experts say we may never be sure
Yesterday’s discovery changes tomorrow’s lesson plan
How sexual selection turns birds of paradise into dancers
How scientists are tracing a virus back in time
Humans are creating new species as well as killing them off, but don’t be too quick to celebrate
For howler monkeys, an evolutionary surprise: Males with fiercer calls have smaller testicles
Patricia Wright has a passion for these endangered primates, and spent the last three decades studying them
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