Half a billion years ago, an ancient wormlike animal was preserved in a seabed, whose fossil remains are now challenging our current theories about brain evolution.
Japanese researchers have discovered a new microorganism within a cave that could offer clues about the evolution of multicellular life.
Researchers say a new law of physics could help predict the occurrence of genetic mutations, in a remarkable development in the research field known as infodynamics.
A monstrous new variety of deep-sea isopod has been discovered deep below the waters of the southern Gulf of Mexico, according to new research published by an international team.
Researchers exploring the evolutionary origins of music have found that the process of the brain recognizing melodies is older than expected.
Squids, octopuses and other cephalopods may be organisms from outer space, according to a 2018 scientific paper.
A fossil of a four-legged snake initially thought to be an evolutionary missing link has turned out to...
New Research Narrows in on the Mystery of the Evolutionary "Big Bang" of the Human Brain By Examining "Human Accelerated Regions" of Genetic Code.
Cannibalistic cane toads are causing problems in Australia, but scientists think they may still teach us a few things.
Scientists discovered a fossil in Egypt's Western Desert of a whale that had four legs and could live both underwater and on land.
Researchers invented self-learning robots that use a basic algorithm to move, and they adapt to their environment indicating evolution.
Humans and other animals have the same genetic basis for the development of venom like some snakes and other poisonous creatures.
Could lightning be responsible for the origin of life on Earth? According to a new study published by...