Linguists now think our ancestors might have been chattering away for ages longer than they previously believed.
How a question about vaccines made it into a hearing about cryptocurrency
People expect companies to step up because other institutions are failing them, Bob Iger said at The Atlantic Festival.
Only two orders of mammals—containing bats, anteaters, and sloths—are biased toward females.
Some languages are spoken more quickly than others, but the rate of information they get across is the same.
Its record-breaking power is in line with recent, worrisome trends.
Hundreds of skeletons are scattered around a site high in the Himalayas, and a new study overturns a leading theory about how they got there.
Accutane is already controversial for its possible links to depression. It could also have a range of other effects.
As if saber-toothed cats weren’t enough.
They should eat a varied diet—and they shouldn’t be allowed to escape.
They may be small, drab, and shy, but somebody’s got to stand up for them.
The mola is a 5,000-pound bag of secrets.
If farming helped introduce f’s and v’s 12,000 years ago, it would challenge the principle that humans’ language abilities haven’t significantly changed since we first learned to speak.
Thirteen federal agencies agree: Climate change has already wreaked havoc on the United States, and the worst is likely yet to come.
Races like Dennis Hof’s show that political parties often have plenty to gain and little to lose from backing deceased candidates.
Investigators still don't know what happened, but there's one likely explanation.
Since records began, only 10 major hurricanes have made landfall around the Carolinas. This one has the potential to blow them all out of the water.
In an interview with Katie Couric, the ousted FBI director excoriated Trump for undoing America’s norms—but let himself off the hook for slipping out of the FBI’s.
On the fear that too much processing power will make us cease to be human
One way to ward off bad actors could be more information sharing between social-media platforms, researchers, and governments.