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Super recognizers, who have an uncanny ability to recognize faces, pay greater attention to the nose than other people
Smart people have better connected brains - In intelligent persons, certain brain regions are more strongly involved in the flow of information between brain regions, while other brain regions are less engaged.
Study finds that fatty acids released into the air from cooking with deep fryers may help form clouds that limit global warming
The plague-causing bacterium may have first come to Europe with the large-scale migration of steppe nomads in the Stone Age, millennia before the first known historical epidemics. Findings also confirm plague bacteria undergoing genetic mutations related to its virulence at the time of its arrival.
New model explains expansion of the universe and rotation speeds of galaxies without dark matter and dark energy
Scientists created a mini biohybrid robot using algae, to travel through people in response to magnetic signals, that could one day carry drugs to specific parts of the body, minimizing side effects. What’s more, the robot—and its magnetic coat—appear to kill cancer cells.
People who think they exercise less than their peers die earlier, regardless of their actual activity levels
Moderate coffee drinking is safe, and three to four cups a day may have some health benefits, according to a meta-analyses review in the BMJ.
Introverts may miss leadership chances because they overestimate how stressful it will be
Witnessing morning incivility darkens your experience of the whole day
A new study finds that patients who can legally treat themselves with medical cannabis stop using prescription opioids or use fewer opiates to care for chronic pain symptoms.
Bitcoin security threatened by quantum computers, say cybersecurity experts
When a woman chooses not to take her husband’s surname after marriage, people perceive her husband as being higher in traits related to femininity and lower in traits related to masculinity. He is also perceived as having less power in the relationship.
Galapagos finches caught in act of becoming new species
Living in the fallout zone from a nuclear disaster would be no worse for our health than living in London, due to its scale of pollution.
Scientists zapped people’s brains with magnetic pulses and it changed their taste in music
A faster way to make Bose-Einstein condensates: Method of laser cooling may speed up investigations into magnetism and superconductivity
Study shows that when Facebook tried to get rid of net neutrality in India, tech savvy citizens successfully changed public opinion by appealing to ideas of India as a country focused on technology & science
Ghostly Cosmic Neutrinos Are Stopped Cold by Planet Earth, New Study Shows
Watching box sets with your partner can benefit your relationship, claim researchers
Early enteral nutrition versus delayed enteral nutrition in acute pancreatitis: A PRISMA-compliant systematic review and meta-analysis
Mapping the Association between Vitamin D and Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies
Pretending to be Batman helps kids stay on task
A new study suggests that long-term residency in poor quality housing has a negative effect on mental health that can persist even if the resident moves into a better housing situation.
Booty more amusing than ass, according to first in-depth study of the funniness of English words
Pumpkin genome sequenced, revealing ancient tetraploidy
Children show implicit racial attitudes from a young age. White children show signs of implicit racism from the age of five by favouring people with the same skin colour, according to new research.
Lightning Bolts Are Churning Out Antimatter All Over Planet Earth
Meta-analysis of the association between NLRP1 polymorphisms and the susceptibility to vitiligo and associated autoimmune diseases
New study shows different kinds of alcohol might make you feel different emotions
Prion seeding activity and infectivity in skin samples from patients with sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease[Human skin found that "mad cow disease" protein may be transmitted through general surgery]
For the first time researchers demonstrate that physically fit children may have smarter brains. Cardiorespiratory fitness is positively correlated with increased gray matter volume which ultimately results in academic success
The relationship between RASSF1A promoter methylation and thyroid carcinoma: A meta-analysis of 14 articles and a bioinformatics of 2 databases (PRISMA)
Vitamin D and New Onset Atrial Fibrillation: A meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Thunderstorms observed triggering nuclear reactions in the sky
This scientist is quashing a leading theory for liquid water on Mars but he still thinks life could exist | Science
The goal of reducing energy consumption by changing outdoor lighting to LED failed to be met due to an increase in lighting coverage
A significant number of mass shooters may be aggrieved narcissists, according to a new review article in the American Behavioral Scientist.
Clay mineral waters Earth's mantle from the inside: The first observation of a super-hydrated phase of the clay mineral kaolinite could improve our understanding of processes that lead to volcanism and affect earthquakes.
Contrary to stereotypes, study of hedge fund managers finds psychopaths make poor investors