Loneliness ages you faster. But hormones can help! A recent study shows that oxytocin prevents cellular aging in lonely prairie voles.
Does giving a placebo require lying to a patient? This study concludes…no! Placebos still work even when the patient knows, at least for emotional distress.
A new study finds that higher cortisol levels before, but not during, a speed-dating event makes men more popular with women. It depends on timing.
Altruism, in principle, is selfless action for the well-being of others. Altruism may help us achieve our space exploration goals. Space agencies like NASA, SpaceX, and ESA are funding new projects to commercialize asteroids, the Moon, and Mars. These projects READ MORE
New research finds we were looking at sperm all wrong. For 350 years, scientists believed sperm wiggled their tails side-by-side to create a whip-like motion. Using 3D technology, a study found sperm actually move by rolling around and spinning their heads like tops.
We aren’t that far off from Mars colonies. But humans are not built for Mars. Or rather, Mars isn’t built for us, yet. Understanding the sacrifices such a massive undertaking needs is important to its success.
Genes are bundles of DNA that exist in your cells that affect how you look, grow, and age. Since the human genome was fully decoded in the 1990s, researchers have been working to figure out what all the genes READ MORE