Beard trend 'guided by evolution' Beard trend 'guided by evolution'

The boom and bust of men's beard fashions may mirror Darwinian selection, scientists say.

16. 4. 2014 10:56
Artists have unique brain structure Artists have unique brain structure

Artists' brains are structurally different to non-artists in areas relating to fine motor movements and visual imagery, a study finds.

17. 4. 2014 10:35
'Most Earth-like planet yet' found 'Most Earth-like planet yet' found

A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.

17. 4. 2014 19:04
Saturn's expecting: New images suggest that the planet is about to 'give birth' to a new moon Saturn's expecting: New images suggest that the planet is about to 'give birth' to a new moon

New images from Nasa’s Cassini-Huygens space probe suggest that Saturn may be in the process of forming a new moon, which has already been affectionately named by scientists as ‘Peggy’.

16. 4. 2014 9:23
Birth of 'new Saturn moon' witnessed Birth of 'new Saturn moon' witnessed

Scientists say they have discovered what could be the birth of a new moon in the rings of Saturn.

16. 4. 2014 17:44
Artists brains are 'structurally different' claims new study Artists brains are 'structurally different' claims new study

It’s a truism to say that artists see the world differently from the rest of us, but new research suggests that their brains are structurally different as well.

17. 4. 2014 13:11
Female cave insects have 'penises' Female cave insects have 'penises'

Female insects with 'penises' have been discovered in Brazil - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia.

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Scientists warn we've hit 'peak beard': The more people grow facial hair, the less attractive it is Scientists warn we've hit 'peak beard': The more people grow facial hair, the less attractive it is

After years in the cultural ascendancy, covering all manner of faces from Hollywood to hipster-ville, it seems that the beard’s day in the sun might finally be over. 

16. 4. 2014 10:30
Birds choose best building materials Birds choose best building materials

Birds learn to choose the the best building materials for their nests, rather than building from instinct, say scientists.

16. 4. 2014 2:55
Earth 2.0? Astronomers reveal Kepler-186f, the latest planet in a habitable 'Goldilocks zone' Earth 2.0? Astronomers reveal Kepler-186f, the latest planet in a habitable 'Goldilocks zone'

A planet similar in size to Earth with surface temperatures suitable for water to exist in liquid form has been discovered orbiting a distant star in what is the strongest candidate yet for a habitable world outside the Solar System.

17. 4. 2014 18:59