There are no heavenly escape hatches. Our Pale Blue Dot is the only home we have and we need to start treating it that way.
The octopus is a highly intelligent creature with its own evolutionary history—it may be the closest thing we have to alien life on this planet.
What would you do if there were only 15,000 humans left on the planet? One species is that close to disappearing forever.
A new study of Homo habilis dates right-handedness back 1.8 MYA.
Right when human beings are thinking of how they might adapt to Mars, chimps are finding ways to adapt to a human dominated earth.
Why dig in the heat of the African savanna for rare fossils when they can come to you? All you need is a 3D printer.
No one likes to be treated unfairly, and this includes bonobos. New research shows that when bonobos feel violated, they will let everyone know about it.
Rain dances, fire dances, and now chimp temples, watch-out Deepak Chopra, meditating chimps are just a book deal away.
It’s Valentine’s Day, so here’s a glimpse into the sex life of the world’s bisexual “hippie chimp.”
Charles Darwin’s life is not only a reminder of the power of science, but also the power of society and friends to silence unbelief.
When it comes to evolution, demands for a “missing link” says more about one’s knowledge of evolution than it does the evidence for it.
Why are we surprised by an orangutan laughing at a magic trick? And what does it say about us?
Being curious apes, we have accomplished more than any species on the planet. But we are still apes.
Award-winning paleo-artist, John Gurche, reconstructs millions of years of evolution in a way that only an artist can do.
Like humans, Neanderthals had a complex cultural and social life that recognized death, and we can learn from that.