Scientists believe human brain development is the result of genetic mutations that occurred millions of years ago.
Unlike their contemporaries the dinosaurs, crocodiles managed to survive whatever killed off their Jurassic cousins. So what accounts for their longevity?
New fossils unearthed in China cast light on the evolution of today's fliers.
The protein myoglobin provides new clues to the evolution of diving in mammals.
The box jelly has evolved a central nervous system unlike any other animal on Earth.
Have you ever wondered why the sound of scraping a chalkboard seems so terrible to the human ear?
We're related... to something that looks like an eel!
Researchers experimenting with yeast think evolution from single-celled to multi-celled organisms might have happened in the blink of an eye.
Suppose you had the ability to wind back the clock to just before life appeared on earth and let it all happen again. Would life evolve in the same way twice?
Ever been so scared that you can't move? Well freezing is actually an effective defense mechanism!