World Science: 'Backward evolution' spawns ape-like people
* "Backward evolution" spawns ape-like people:
A newfound mutation is reported to make people walk
on all fours and mouth a primitive language,
possibly undoing a million years of evolution or
* Galaxy smashups littered early universe, study
Big galaxies formed through repeated mergers
billions of years ago, astronomers say.
* Acidifying oceans could cause mass extinction,
Researchers have found that Earth's oceans are
gradually becoming a mild acid.
* Your DNA may reveal your last name:
A study in Britain has found that men who share a
surname are often related, which could be useful to
* Science in images:
A menacing deep-sea anglerfish photographed during
a recent Atlantic Ocean expedition by researchers
with the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution.