Women who thought they were getting a dose of testosterone behaved more aggressively and selfishly–whether or not they'd really been given the hormone. Women who got testosterone and didn't know it were actually more altruistic. The researchers suspect macho testosterone lore created a "license to misbehave" in the women who thought they were under its influence.
There's a slew of insect DNA floating in your cup of tea. The minute bits were left behind from pollinating bees, spider webs strung across the plants, and other natural occurrences where insects were in close proximity to the tea plant. Now, Trier University ecological geneticist Henrik Krehenwinkel and colleagues are exploring whether the DNA… READ THE REST
With heat advisories in place this week for millions of Americans, delivery drivers are — among others who spend most of their working hours outdoors — especially at risk. As with the UPS driver who collapsed from heat exhaustion on a porch in Arizona where the temperature reached 110F (see video below). Fortunately after a… READ THE REST
A wasp, flower, and fly larvar have been trapped together in amber for 30 million years. It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke but this is actually the story of a new scientific discovery. Oregon State University biologist George Poinar Jr.—the scientist who helped inspire Jurassic Park—found what appears to be a microcosm… READ THE REST
From ensuring you have enough money for gas this week to keeping up with today's politics, life is far from easy. And everyday things like making dinner, commuting to work, and even lighting candles should be the least of your worries. But when it comes to reaching down into the jar of your favorite candle, unable to… READ THE REST
Gaming is something that most people can appreciate. Whether you're into the classics, a casual gamer, or a die-hard who plays all the time, there are many different ways to enjoy the hobby. But we think it's safe to say, novice or professional, we're all interested in how games even come to be. If you're fascinated by gaming… READ THE REST
There are plenty of simple pleasures in life, but if you're a coffee lover, you know you can't measure the value of that little brown bean. From making mornings bearable to aiding in enjoyable conversation with friends, coffee is an essential part of your daily routine. Whether you're hoping to become a skilled barista or simply want to impress… READ THE REST