Human ancestry informs the study of modern diseases.
Bones reveal that ancient human relatives were part-time tree dwellers.
A web program creates disease maps to track epidemics.
Paying attention stimulates brain cells that improve memory.
Fossils explain where and when close relatives in our family tree coexisted.
Scientists recreate the environments that were home to our primate ancestors.
Our health depends on trillions of microbes living in our bodies.
Fossil gives scientists a heads-up on the origin of flexible infant skulls.
Scientists connect a superbug’s resistance to antibiotic-laced livestock feed.
Twitter provided real-time data on a cholera outbreak in Haiti.