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Climate change, changing sea levels, and volcanic activity severely undermined the environment for dinosaurs, even before a large impactor smashed into Earth, scientists say.
The development of aircraft over the past century has followed the same patterns as the evolution of flying birds, says an engineer who seeks to apply the laws of physics to evolution.
Colleges are introducing new programs targeting prospective Native American students, hoping to show that higher education and their cultural identities can complement each other.
Archaeologists have unearthed 13,400-year-old weapons crafted by the Clovis people mixed in with bones from an extinct elephant relative.
While watching 'Dawn,' viewers can take in the film's message about interspecies tolerance while also enjoying the action scenes.
A study of chimpanzees' cognitive abilities suggest that some chimps are more intelligent than others, with genetic influences accounting for about half of the variability, say researchers.
A distinct inner ear bone formation thought to be unique to Neanderthals has turned up in a very different sort of ancient human found in China.
Tibetans are adapted to rarefied air thanks to a gene passed down from the Denisovans, a group of extinct humans markedly distinct from our own species.
'Bigfoot' hair samples, studied in collaboration between Bigfoot believers and geneticists, failed to reveal new primate DNA, but scientists may have discovered a new species of bear.
From about 500 AD to 1100 AD, Native Americans living in what is today the Four Corners region experienced a rapid population growth, say anthropologists. What caused it?