Researchers reveal a protein essential for memory and cognition looks and acts like a protein from a virus.
New research reports the first ambulatory creatures may have remained under water. Researchers report modern descendants of these creatures exhibit walking behaviors on the ocean floor.
Math models and computer simulations have helped researchers answer a perplexing question about a biological event that occurred 7,000 years ago.
A new study reports cell phones may be making us hypersocial, rather than antisocial as previous research suggests.
A new study indicates early hominids developed dexterity and the ability to use tools before the development of bipedal locomotion.
A new study reports primates have the ability to distinguish between small and large quantities of objects, regardless of the surface area on which the objects are placed.
Researchers provide new insight into human consciousness, reporting we don't consciously choose our feelings or thoughts; we simply become aware of them.
How the human brain processes information differs from the brains of other primates. This may help explain why human cognitive abilities are superior to other animals.