Evolutionary Biology News
Giant, human-sized penguins once roamed Earth, researchers say
Giant penguins, standing over 6 feet tall and weighing more than 220 pounds, may have roamed Earth some 60 million years ago, according to new research. Scientists on Tuesday said they discovered fossils of an ancient penguin that may have stood 5-foot-7 -- nearly the height of the average American
'Scandal' actress talks end of series
Bellamy Young discusses the end of the hit show "Scandal," upcoming projects and more.
One Direction's Niall Horan flexes his folk muscles after leaving band
Niall Horan’s “Flicker” (Deluxe) It goes almost without saying that the members of One Direction are better off creatively on their own than they were as a unit. Since the group began to fray and split, ZAYN was able to explore his sultry electro-pop side and Harry Styles was able to show his love
What the transportation revolution may mean for drivers
Some observers say our culture is entering a revolution in personal transportation. They cite the advent of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft, the availability of shared cars and bicycles, and the emergence of autonomous automobile technology as signs that the century-old American love
Inside Marvel: Darth Vader comic series fills in the gaps between Episodes III and IV
Marvel's Darth Vader writers discuss Vader's evolution and how they are adding to his legacy.
Republican political consultant: Democrats got a lot of good ammo
Trump supporter Alex Castellanos shares his thoughts on the James Comey hearing.
Bed bug-like insects have been around humans for thousands of years, researchers find
Apparently, humans have been facing off with bed bugs, or at least their ancestors, since the time of saber-toothed tigers. A new study from the Journal of Medical Entomology found fossils of bed bug ancestors during an archaeological dig, at a cave where humans also lived, dating back thousands of
How 'Planet Earth II' captures up-close, mind-blowing animal interactions
Filmmakers used state-of-the-art motion-sensor cameras and mounts to film living creatures around the world from penguins to lizards.
Ancient Bacteria Yield Clues for Woman's Dramatic Cause of Death 800 Years Ago
This woman's post-mortem was 800 years in the making, with "ancient" bacteria providing the critical clue for her likely cause of death, and offering a tantalizing glimpse into the lives of our forebears in the Near East. In the 800-year-old remains of a Byzantine woman found in Turkey, in what
Discovery of Dinosaur Tail Encased in Amber Sheds Light on Evolution of Feathers
A dinosaur tail preserved in amber has been discovered for the first time ever, researchers announced on Thursday in a paper published in the scientific journal Cell Biology. The feather-covered tail is from a dinosaur that lived on Earth about 99 million years ago, according to a news release from