Fragments of ancient proteins are preserved in ostrich eggshells...
Without proteins to do the heavy lifting, how did early life copy its genetic information?
What genes control the plumage patterns of pigeons?
And how did we learn to talk?
The brain region that encourages you to binge, even when you're full...
How big spleens can help divers stay submerged for longer
How has our taste developed over evolutionary time?
The human history behind a newly discovered middle finger bone.
What can fossil evidence of the pineal organs in early reptiles tell us about eye evolution?
Drawings on rocks reveal the mystery of the first modern humans.
DNA reveals the existence of a new, but now-extinct horse
Salmon increase the speed of their sperm when faced with competitors.
What number is bigger? Tastebuds on a human tongue, or the number of stone blocks used to build the giant pyramid?
We Brits are rather fond of a bird feeder, but what effect is this having on the UK Great Tit?
Goldfish can survive the winter freeze using a genetic trick that allows them to convert lactic acid into alcohol.
Mutations in a single gene can affect whether some bio-luminescent bacteria will make good partners for squid.
Did life originate in a hydrothermal vent?
Is RNA, the cousin of DNA, the molecule which started all life on earth?
How mathematicians use evolution to find the best solution to a problem.
A new discovery sheds light on the appearance of Homo naledi and when these ancient human relatives were alive.
How does language change throughout time, and how did it begin in the first place?
Will all life in the Universe be like ours? Or something completely different?
Computer simulations reveal how ants work together to carry large food items back to the nest.
Fossil footprints reveal that some of our human-like ancestors could have been taller than we thought.