Neanderthals lived at high latitudes. There is less light than in the tropics, which may explain their larger visual cortices. People living at high latitudes today also have larger eyeballs and visual cortices.
The mystery of the “Bermuda Triangle” of the homing pigeon world may have been solved.
For years, scientists have been baffled as to why the usually excellent navigators get lost when released from a particular site in New York State.
Our Milky Way is home to at least 17 billion planets that are similar in size to Earth, a new estimate suggests. That’s more than two Earth-size planets for every person on the globe.
Just how many are located in the sweet spot where water could exist is “simply too early to call,” said Francois Fressin of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, who presented his work at an astronomy meeting Monday.
Astronomers have discovered what may be the most massive black hole ever known in a small galaxy about 250 million light-years from Earth, scientists say.
New evidence from a recently-published scientific study indicates that humans started crafting stone-tipped weapons 200,000 years earlier than previously believed.
Astronomers have found a planet whose skies are illuminated by four different suns – the first known of its type.
John Gurdon from the UK and Shinya Yamanaka from Japan were
For many women, nipples are erogenous zones.
A new study may explain why:
Brace yourselves for a low blow, tough guy.
Nipples remind us that gender is anything but clear-cut, especially in utero. Whatever your sex, everyone
Why do straight men devote so much headspace to those big, bulbous bags of fat drooping from women’s chests?
Scientists have never satisfactorily explained men’s curious breast fixation, but now, a neuroscientist has struck upon an explanation that he says “just makes a lot of sense.”