Study suggests violence is an evolutionary adaptation

Researchers found that lethal attacks among chimps were more common in crowded communities with lots of males.

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New research found that human behaviors such as feeding animals or disturbing their habitat didn’t appear to cause more killings.

The skeletal cast head of the Spinosaurus was displayed at the National Geographic Society in Washington Thursday.

First ever evidence of a swimming, shark-eating dinosaur

Until now, scientists didn’t have any proof there were swimming dinosaurs.

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Mass. hospitals raise suspicions about enterovirus D68

Hospitals are seeing signs that enterovirus D68, the unusual sickness spreading from the Midwest, may have arrived in Mass.

Mass. hospitals see uptick in respiratory illnesses, raising suspicions about enterovirus D68

Hospitals are seeing signs that enterovirus D68, the unusual virus that has been spreading from the Midwest, may have arrived in Massachusetts. No cases have yet been confirmed, however.

King Richard III died painfully on battlefield

Since the skeleton of the 15th-century king was discovered under a parking lot in central England in 2012, scientists have done numerous studies.

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