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Paleoanthropologist Ian Tattersall discusses our human origins in Masters of the Planet.
Genetic analysis of DNA from a single prehistoric finger bone may point to a new branch of the human family tree.
Researchers unveiled several studies of an early hominid known as Ardipithecus ramidus. We'll find out how those studies affect our understanding of human evolution.
Science museums aren't just dioramas and dusty skeletons anymore.
The money will be used to turn Nikola Tesla’s final laboratory into a museum.
In natural history museums around the world, art and science intersect in the de...
Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum has a lot of heart, and other organs too.
How do museums protect and preserve artistic and historic artifacts for the ages...
\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.