Carbon dating identifies South America's oldest textiles
Textiles and rope fragments found in a Peruvian cave have been dated to around 12,000 years ago, making them the oldest textiles ever found in South America, according to a report in the April issue of Current Anthropology.
Website maps what Americans look for in love
In the cosmopolitan US capital, singles are seeking everything from "Morocco" to "Ethiopia", "Kazakhstan" and "steppes", to "Ascot" and "Bourgogne."
A third of us have used dating websites: study
The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) conducted an online questionnaire with 12,000 couples from 18 countries, all of whom had regular access to the internet. They were asked a series of questions about whether ...
In online dating, blacks more open to romancing whites than vice versa
(PhysOrg.com) -- Has Valentines Day become post-racial? Not yet, it seems.
Experts determine age of book 'nobody can read'
(PhysOrg.com) -- While enthusiasts across the world pored over the Voynich manuscript, one of the most mysterious writings ever found penned by an unknown author in a language no one understands ...
'He loves me, he loves me not...': Women are more attracted to men whose feelings are unclear
Are you still looking for a date for Valentine's Day? Here's some dating advice straight from the laboratory: It turns out there may be something to "playing hard to get." A study published in Psychological Science, a jour ...
East Polynesia colonized faster and more recently than previously thought
New research by an international team of scholars shows early human colonization of Eastern Polynesia took place much faster and more recently than previously established.
Teens who perpetrate dating violence also likely to perpetrate violence involving siblings or peers
Dating violence among adolescents is common and those who physically assault dating partners are also likely to have perpetrated violence involving siblings and peers, according to a report in the December issue of Archives of ...
Online dating scams seducing Americans: agency
The US government consumer protection agency warned Americans on Tuesday to be on the lookout for online dating scams.
IAC 3Q revenue up, profit down on year-ago boost
(AP) -- IAC/InterActiveCorp, the Internet company run by billionaire Barry Diller, saw a big jump in revenue in the latest quarter because of improvements in online advertising and an expansion in the number of people looking ...
Study reveals risky sex behavior among NYC teens
(AP) -- Nearly one-tenth of sexually active New York City high school students say they have had at least one same-sex partner, and teens who say they've had sexual contact with both sexes report higher-than-average rates ...
Research shows radiometric dating still reliable (again)
Recent puzzling observations of tiny variations in nuclear decay rates have led some to question the science of using decay rates to determine the relative ages of rocks and organic materials. Scientists from the National ...
Large CO2 release speeds up ice age melting
Radiocarbon dating is used to determine the age of everything from ancient artifacts to prehistoric corals on the ocean bottom.
Online dating can benefit widows, professors find
Online dating profiles may serve an important role in the grieving process, say two University of Delaware communication professors. Their new study, published in the August issue of the journal Death Studies, chronicles ...