This makes no evolutionary sense to me…A new study claims 15 years age difference between man and a woman was an ideal difference for maximising their biological fitness (number of surviving children, therefore genetic output). The study looks at Read more [...]
For those of you who fancy a quick trip to a beautiful European city for some pre-Christmas experience here’s an idea that ties in nicely with a cool event as well. City: Belgrade, Serbia. Cool event: 11th Underwater Film Festival. One of the entries Read more [...]
At least this article is under Sport rather than Science section of the Daily Mail: it claims the special shirts ionise the skin allowing for increased blood flow and thereby increase performance in football players wearing these shirts. There’s of Read more [...]
The conclusion from a study I blogged about a few days ago is that preference for blue-eyed women is an evolved adaptation that allowed blue-eyed men to detect extra-pair paternity by children’s eye colour and so protect themselves from cuckoldry. Why Read more [...]
A new research from Norway published in an intriguing peer reviewed journal Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology finds that blue-eyed men prefer blue-eyed women. Women showed no such preference for any eye-colour in men regardless of their own eye-colour. Read more [...]
Could men provide more help with rearing children, and if not, could we soon become a menless society? It appears that answer to both of these questions is yes. Men are traditionally considered to be providers who go out to get the food (money is the Read more [...]
Wildlife Photography of the Year exhibit in the Natural History Museum in London this year, as usual, doesn’t fail to impress. As long as you don’t go in after 5 PM and find yourself being violently shouted at and almost thrown out of the museum as Read more [...]
Sex and dreams–hardly words we think of in connection to science. Sex has been one of the greatest social taboos across different historical times and human cultures. Dreams have always had magical, occult connotations and we are more likely to think Read more [...]
I went to the Seduced: Art and Sex from Antiquity to Now exhibit at the Barbican Art Gallery last weekend. Perhaps it wasn’t as good as I thought it would be, but it still conveyed that fascination with all things sexual that our species maintained Read more [...]
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