DNA analysis from tooth plaque reveals insight into Neanderthals' behavior. Neanderthals when in pain, self-medicated by using plants.
Cattle and cattle sheds play huge roles in the persistence of Malaria in India.
DNA analysis methods were used by the international team of researchers who discovered strong evidence of mating events between modern humans and the Neanderthals, thousands of years before than previously documented.
A Swedish-led study links seasonal shifting in brown bears' gut microbes as the key to coping with metabolic demands of long winter sleep.
The Deformed Wing Virus (DWV) threatens the world's bee population, unintentionally caused by humans.
The algorithm is being hailed as the first step towards the long-cherished goal of machines attaining human-like intelligence.
The sense of fairness did not evolve for the sake of fairness but it evolved in order to support long-term co-operation, according to a new study.
Researchers have found that three genetic variants in humans can account for a couple of IQ points, according to a new study.
Type 2 diabetes is another thing humans have in common when mice.
Empathy is universal across different species, new research suggests. After comparing the "yawn contagion" effect between humans and bonobos, researchers found that having a relationship carries significantly greater weight in stirring empathy than belonging to the same species.
Chimpanzees prefer African and India music to Western music, according to a new study.
In some simple competitive scenarios, chimpanzees can outperform humans, according to a new study.
Humans evolved puny muscles even faster than they grew brains, according to a new metabolic study that compared people with chimps and monkeys in contests of strength.
Sex smells, according to a new study on gender.
Officials reported that Ebola hemorrhagic fever is responsible for 59 deaths so far in Guinea.