When confronted with impossible circumstances beyond their control, humans and other animals often give up and develop sleep or eating disorders, ulcers and other physical manifestations of depression.
Researchers analyzed genetic differences between mouse and human immune systems in order to understand why certain experiments work in mice but not humans and vice versa.
Ancient human skulls unearthed in northern China reveal that inbreeding may have been a common practice among our ancestors, according to new research.
Newborn mice implanted with human brain cells grew up to be significantly more intelligent than normal mice, according to a new study. Besides providing insight into the development of the human brain, investigators believe the latest findings could also have major implications for the treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders in humans.
The study found that pollution may be causing otters’ penises to shrink, as well as fertility problems, and the same contaminants may be affecting human men as well.
Human brain is unique and has had significant changes in its structure since humans' split from monkeys some 25 million years ago. Now, brain scans have shown how significant these structural changes are in giving human brains unique networks to process and store vast amount of information.
Charles Darwin posed the hypothesis first.
Scientists found that dogs are significantly more capable of understanding situations from a human perspective than previously thought, according to a new study.
To make matters even more troubling, it appears that neither of the cases have arisen because of direct contact with poultry.