Understanding how bullying evolved may help us deal with it in modern society
Most primates and carnivores have a baculum, but our ancestors lost theirs millions of years ago
'Unfortunately, most species we care about preserving probably can’t adapt to these rapid changes'
Capuchins have been observed in the wild smashing rocks together and creating razor-sharp flakes of rock just like those thought to have been used as knives by early humans
Humans are six times more likely to kill each other than the average mammal, but researchers stress that's no excuse for violence: 'Humans are moral animals and we cannot escape from that'
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‘Chimpanzees and humans are both descended from something more like living humans than living chimpanzees – however uncomfortable that may be to us’
The Alice in Wonderland world of scientists investigating how species evolve sees the apparent downfall of the 'Red King'
Anne Graham Lotz claimed God has abandoned Americans because of their attitude towards transgender rights, evolution and the separation of church and state
Hadzihalilovic’s latest feature is like a cross between a Jacques Cousteau underwater documentary and one of David Cronenberg’s cerebral body horror films
'This research shows how the spread of contagious diseases can strongly influence the development of social norms,' academic says
The spider lived over 300 million years before modern humans first evolved
From mens' nipples to wisdom teeth - here are seven body parts you really don't need
Headteacher Tom Sherrington says the Prevent strategy is making it harder challenge elements of the Muslim faith
New research links evolutionary processes to the principles of learning and intelligent problem solving
‘No matter what scenario we might find ourselves in the future, whether it is a water world, a second ice age or colonising another planet; humans will always try to avoid extinction. Ultimately, it is a fight for survival.’