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Ageing is mathematically impossible to beat

One way to do that might be to use competition between cells to eliminate poorly functioning “sluggish” cells linked to ageing.

31 Oct 2017 2:47 PM

Fear of spiders, snakes deeply embedded in us: study

Fear of snakes and spiders is of evolutionary origin. Mechanisms in our brains enable us to identify them and we react to them quickly.

24 Oct 2017 2:10 PM

Dohs that sleep a lot are better at learning new tricks

According to researchers, letting dogs sleep helps them to consolidate new memories, just like humans.

21 Oct 2017 3:51 PM

Species that gave modern humans genital herpes identified

Two herpes simplex viruses infect primates from unknown evolutionary depths.

02 Oct 2017 4:25 PM

Intelligent people more likely to use cuss words: Study

Swearing rudely resulted in significant improvements in performance

29 Aug 2017 7:58 PM


Your stress can make you sense danger in harmless situations

A new study provides new data that will help us care for people with disordered patterns of fear and worry.

14 Aug 2017 3:50 PM

Humans arrived in Southeast Asia 20,000 years earlier: study

A barrage of dating techniques were applied to the sediment around the fossils in a cave in Indonesia.

10 Aug 2017 1:44 PM

There are people who do not have permanent heart muscle loss, says study

According to researchers some people can naturally recover both heart muscle mass and function.

08 Aug 2017 10:46 AM

Did you know humans are hardwired to lean right while kissing?

Over two-thirds of the kiss initiators and kiss recipients turn their heads to the right.

18 Jul 2017 9:38 AM


These lions are just scared kittens!

Study shows Pumas always run away from human sound and interactions

21 Jun 2017 1:50 PM

Key ingredient of life found circling infant stars

The findings could offer clues on how chemicals sparked into living matter on Earth several billion years ago.

09 Jun 2017 8:08 AM

Earliest fossils of our species found in Morocco

The fossils suggest that Homo sapiens may have reached its modern-day form in more than one place within Africa.

08 Jun 2017 11:54 AM

Why humans can recognise faces and read?

The findings decipher the mechanism that lets humans reading this text, recognising faces, enjoying colours, say the scientists.

12 Mar 2017 10:05 AM