We’ve all been taught that human fertilization is an Olympic-style competition. The truth is that it’s much more like a gigantic lottery.
A recent study suggests they’ve got the voice but not the brains.
By counting the number of neurons in brains, one scientist revolutionized our view of why Homo sapiens and nonhuman primates are so much smarter than other animals.
Although there is merit in recognizing how we resemble our primate relatives, sometimes we need to understand what sets our species apart.
Researchers report for the first time wild apes sharing food with near strangers.
The human birthing process is more difficult than that of any other primate. One researcher is using bones and computers to figure out why—and what to do about it.