Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
For some people, science is not enough but religion is too implausible to explain our origins, so instead of making their peace with one, they turn to a curious mix of both.
Do we owe our ability to walk on two legs to a sudden burst of supernovae activity lasting for nearly five million years, or are researchers connecting dots that don't need to be connected?
As we’ve been told for decades, the wealthy and powerful are not like the rest of us. Not only do they enjoy things we can only dream of, their very mental wiring is altered.
Researching human diversity helps us understand how we evolved. Unfortunately, it also gives racists opportunities to cherry pick justifications for their bigoted views...
Why do creationists insist on demanding evidence that's been produced so many times over?
Michio Kaku is an expert in theoretical physics. This is why it's not surprising that he's reciting for sci-fi cliches about evolution instead of the actual science.
Contrary to what you may have heard, humans are still very much evolving and natural selection plays a huge role in two recently discovered helpful mutations.
Evolution and surveys by scientists and condom manufacturers could answer every man's age-old question...
There is a hard limit to how many people this planet can support, but we may never actually reach it. If we do, we could be quickly cut down to size.
For all the time we've spent admiring, sexualizing, and thinking about breasts, we still haven't figured out how and why they evolved.