Studies have shown that people are more attracted to a certain individual’s body odour. In the “sweaty t-shirt” study lead by Claus Wedekind, men wear the same t-shirt for two days and women are asked to smell the t-shirts and rank them on sexual attractiveness.
Axons in whales can be up to 30 meters long and yet the information has to go from one neuron to the next one in a matter of milliseconds. How is that possible? Luckily, evolution provided vertebrates with myelinated axons.
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Sleep is a necessity for us all. Whether you fall asleep instantly after laying your head upon your pillow, or after tossing and turning during the night, we all get varied amounts of sleep.
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Genetic techniques to delay ageing may one day be available to the world’s wealthy
The status of bee populations is a prominent topic in conservation. Responsible for pollinating around 85% of the world’s crops, these insects are vastly important for food production.
The genetic basis of psychopathy may hold the key to a more compassionate justice system
With noses that touch instead of smell, and eyes that don’t see, star-nosed moles are fascinating creatures. They eat at record-breaking speeds and are one of only two mammals that can “smell” underwater.