Psychology Professor Says Love at First Sight More Likely Attraction at First Sight
If you're hoping that cupid's arrow finds you on Valentine's Day, don't expect it to be a case of "love at first sight," according to a Kansas State University psychology professor.
Men's preference for certain body types has evolutionary roots
A psychology study from The University of Texas at Austin sheds new light on today's standards of beauty, attributing modern men's preferences for women with a curvy backside to prehistoric influences.
Physicists propose Higgs boson 'portal' as the source of this elusive entity
One of the biggest mysteries in contemporary particle physics and cosmology is why dark energy, which is observed to dominate energy density of the universe, has a remarkably small (but not zero) value. This value is so small, ...
Study: Men Losing Their Minds Over Women
Dark Matter May be Easier to Detect than Previously Thought
Research team casts light on asteroid deflection
So you think global warming is a big problem? What could happen if a 25-million-ton chunk of rock slammed into Earth? When something similar happened 65 million years ago, the dinosaurs and other forms of life were wiped ...
Scientists Discover Light Force with 'Push' Power
(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of Yale University researchers has discovered a "repulsive" light force that can be used to control components on silicon microchips, meaning future nanodevices could be controlled ...
Trust your gut: Too much thinking leads to bad choices
Don't think too much before purchasing that new car or television. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, people who deliberate about decisions make less accurate judgments than people who trust their ...
Study finds beautiful women face discrimination in certain jobs
While many see no downside to being beautiful, a professor at the University of Colorado Denver Business School says attractive women face discrimination when it comes to landing certain kinds of jobs.
Theorist suggests a way to test gravitational Casimir attraction
Physicists take new look at the atom
(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Arizona physicists have discovered a new way to measure how single atoms interact with a surface. Their findings help develop nanotechnology and test new theories about the internal ...
Mechanical logic gate: Could levers replace transistors?
Cupid's arrow: Research illuminates laws of attraction
We've heard the clichés: "It was love at first sight," "It's inner beauty that truly matters," and "Opposites attract." But what's really at work in selecting a romantic or sexual partner?
Fireballs in Jupiter's atmosphere observed by amateur astronomers
The solar system is crowded with small objects like asteroids and comets. Most have stable orbits which keep them out of harm's way, but a small proportion of them are in orbits that risk them colliding with ...