Neanderthals Were Smarter Than We Thought!

Your ancestral history might be a lot more interesting than you think. Here’s what makes us human… and part Neanderthal. Could Neanderthals Talk Like Us? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: Neanderthals Were Building Complex Cave Structures Much Longer Ago Than We Thought “Ancient piles of broken stalagmites found deep …

Can Dogs And Cats Be Left-Handed?

10% of human are left-handed, but what about animals? Join DNews as we explore how apes, cats, and even kangaroos might have handedness. Big thanks to our sponsor for supporting DNews! Check out Monster’s reimagined boombox at This Discovery Shows Life Might Have Come From Space – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – …

Does The Size Of Your Brain Matter?

If big brains were a gauge of intelligence, whales would be the smartest animals on earth. How do we measure intelligence, and how much does the size of your brain matter? Do Men and Women Have Different Brains? ►►►► Read More: Are Big Brains Smarter? “This question is mired in many unknowns. For one, scientists …

Why Laziness Can Be A Good Thing

You asked; we answered. Can you blame laziness on the way you’re wired? Do smartphones make us lazy thinkers? ►►►► Read More: You’d have to be smart to walk this lazy…and people are (Eurekalert) “The experiment revealed that people adapt their step frequency to converge on a new energetic optimum very quickly–within minutes. What’s more, …

Why Can’t Different Species Mate With Each Other?

The tree of life is huge but is seems like every animal has it’s designated spot. How do scientists draw the lines between species? DNews Live Tickets Here ►►►► How Do We Know Who Our Ancestors Were?►►►► Read More: Rock-wallaby interbreeding causes rethink on evolution “It was previously thought that mating between different rock-wallaby species …

Science Says Beards Aren’t Sexy Anymore!

Studies have shown that beards equate to age, masculinity and dominance. Society has decided that facial hair is considered “attractive,” but is this still the case? Trace examines the world’s fascination with beards, and how evolution might be leading us back to liking a cleanly shaven face. Go to and use the promo code dnews …

The One Weird Fear All Humans Share

A new study coming out of the University of Chicago found that all humans have innate fear of things that are moving closer to them! Why is this? Tara explains how evolution led to this fear that we all share. Follow DNews on Twitter: Follow Tara on Twitter: Read More: Approach Aversion: Negative Hedonic Reactions …

How Do Magic Mushrooms Expand Your Mind?

Psychedelic mushrooms have been around for thousands of years, and have been used for research purposes and in religious ceremonies! How do these magic mushrooms work? Tara takes a look at this history of these mushrooms, and also explains how they expand one’s mind. Follow DNews on Twitter: Follow Tara on Twitter: Read More: Magic …

Can Dogs Eat People Food?

Many dog owners feed leftovers and table scraps to their furry friend. Can dogs eat certain foods meant for humans? Join Trace as he discusses certain foods that dogs can and can’t eat. Check out some of our brand new DNews shirts! Read More: Origin, genetic diversity, and genome structure of the domestic dog “Comparative …

How Did Dinosaurs Evolve Into Birds?

Dinosaurs evolved over millions of years into the modern birds we see today! How did such large creatures become so small? Trace is here to tell you the answer. Follow DNews on Twitter: Follow Trace on Twitter: Read More: Getting Small the Key for Dinos that Became Birds “How did some dinosaurs go from being …