A face for Lucy's ancestor

Researchers have discovered a remarkably complete 3.8-million-year-old cranium of Australopithecus anamensis at Woranso-Mille in Ethiopia. Due to its rare state, the researchers identified never-before-seen facial features in the species.

Scientists uncover genes that could hold key to how humans evolved

New computational analysis finds that more than two dozen human zinc finger transcription factors, previously thought to control activity of similar genes across species have in fact human-specific roles and could help explain the evolution.

New species of early human found in the Philippines

An international team of researchers have uncovered the remains of a new species of human in the Philippines. The new species, Homo luzonensis is named after Luzon Island, were more than 50,000 year old fossils were found.

Scientists Create Quantum Life on Five-Qubit IBM Computer

Spanish researchers claim they have successfully mimicked Darwinian evolution using a quantum computer.

Nobel Prize in chemistry honors 'the power of evolution'

American Frances H. Arnold has won half of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her work in changing how chemists produce new enzymes, sharing the prize with another George Smith, and Gregory Winter.

Plastic eating microbes may be a solution to the problem of plastic waste

The bacteria i. sakaiensis has proven to be more efficient than a fungus that is contributing to the natural biodegradation of PET.

Archaeology fossil teeth discovery in Germany could re-write human history

A 9.7-million-year-old discovery has left a team of German scientists scratching their heads. The teeth seem to belong to a species only known to have appeared in Africa several million years later.

Are cities affecting evolution?

Explosion of rats, clovers, bedbugs, mosquitoes unintended evolutionary consequence of urbanization.