Mammalian fossil exhibits at the Smithsonian claim that humans and all mammals descended from the “first mammal,” perhaps Morganucodon.
You can call a dung beetle a butterfly, but it remains a dung beetle. The term suicide defines what is done, not why.
Capturing the interior parts of a cell in their complex relationships took a lot of work, but some researchers have set a new high bar for biophysical imaging.
Of course, we know that insects are not inanimate. A fly senses when you try to swat it.
One scenario involves a first human pair created from scratch — Adam and Eve, as many traditional religious believers would have it.