Thankfully, the evolving robots seem less interested in world domination than they do in foraging for batteries and mating.
At least three new species have been discovered in Australia after evolving over three million years of genetic isolation.
These blobs may not look like much, but they're the closest living backbone-free relatives to humans.
The face of the robopocalypse is a squishy mass of tiny little cubes that have learned how to run.
Make up your mind, appendix! Studies show that the organ, often more trouble than it's worth, has evolved independently in mammals over and over again.
Though we're used to characters in our movies having accents (see: Babe — yeah, that was a good one), most of us don't consider it much in living creatures. Vocal prowess and everything that comes with it seems like a human thing, but it turns out that goats have accents the same way Englishmen (et. al.) do.
Call it suspicious, but this Chinese boy is being paraded around the Internet as the next-step in human evolution. With strange blue eyes that "glow green" when light hits them and the so-called ability to see in the dark, is this Chinese boy the real-life version of Richard B. Riddick?
Kanzi, a bonobo (pygmy chimpanzee) has acquired some special skills; he knows how to build a fire and cook his own food. First he learned to collect dry firewood. Now he's worked all the way up to camp chef.
We're all familiar with the idea of metallic life forms like sentient robots, but somewhere out there, metallic life may have actually evolved just like organic life has here on Earth. A Scottish research group is out to prove this is possible by creating reproducing and evolving synthetic cells made entirely out of metal.
Most of the time, when you buy something, you end up getting someone else's idea of what you really want. With custom 3D printing becoming cheaper and more available, the options for customization are endless, and a new service could allow the "evolution" of new products that are perfect for you.