Aug 21, 2015

Study: Humans hunt, fish at 'extreme' pace

Humans are “superpredators” that upset the natural balance on Earth by killing far too many adult animals and fish, scientists said Thursday, urging a focus on catching fewer and smaller creatures. People tend to kill adult fish at 14 times the rate of marine ...

Jun 25, 2015

Early Europeans interbred with Neanderthals: study

Around 45,000 years ago, the only humans who lived in Europe were Neanderthals. Some 10,000 years later, if the sketchy fossil record is right, the Neanderthals had been replaced by our ancestors, and one of the greatest mysteries in anthropology was born. Were the ...

Most kangaroos are left-handed: study

Jun 19, 2015

Most kangaroos are left-handed: study

Kangaroos tend to be lefties, according to a study Thursday that sheds new light on the capacity for mammals, particularly those that walk upright, to prefer one paw over the other. The study was published in the journal Current Biology. Lead researcher Yegor Malashichev ...