Eight Incredible Facts You May Not Know About Human Evolution

Homo sapiens evolved about 200,000 to 150,000 years ago in Africa, but our story as a species stretches back much further than that with early human ancestors. And the evolution of Homo sapiens is itself a tangled tale, full of unanswered questions and gothic family melodrama. Here are a few facts you may not know about the human evolutionary story. Read More >>

This Painting of a Wolf Is Actually Hiding Three People in Bodypaint

Bodypaint artist Johannes Stötter is famous for hiding the human body in the shape of animals with the perfect amount of shading and the right mixture of paint. This time he painted three women into a sculpture of a wolf. If you’re looking closely, you can see the shape of the person on the wolf’s belly and back. But the head of the wolf is so well done that it hides the last bodypainted person wonderfully. Read More >>

Human Burger Reveals We Taste of Pork, Veal and Chicken

A burger said to approximate the taste of human flesh has been created, using the testimonials of known cannibals to come up with a ballpark idea of what a man-burger might taste like. Read More >>

This Lab-Grown Kidney Can Keep Rats — and Maybe Even You — Alive

For the first time ever, a whole lab-grown kidney has been successfully transplanted into a rat, where it allowed the creature to process urine like a really kidney would — and it could someday save your life. Read More >>

Scientists Can Make Brains Turn Transparent

Stanford scientists have developed a technique which lets them turn a brain completely transparent — without causing any damage at all to its structure. Read More >>

Scientists Have Identified a Completely New Human Species from China

Your family tree just got wider. Scientists have analysed fossils found in China, and deemed them to be from a new human species unlike any ever identified before; say hello to your long-lost cousin. Read More >>