Astronauts dream of finding new life and for a select crew that dream might be within reach this week—albeit deep underground instead of in outer space.
A sense of fairness is an important part of human behaviour, yet a research team involving Queen Mary, University of London (UK) found it did not evolve from our closest living relatives.
(Phys.org) -- A scientific analysis of players interacting through a popular online game has provided a unique insight into social mobility and other human behaviours.
A study carried out at the University of Leicester's School of Psychology has found that younger people who are disagreeable are more likely to prefer aggressive dogs, confirming the conventional wisdom that dogs match the ...
In the last century something unexpected happened: humans became sedentary. We traded in our active lifestyles for a more immobile existence. But these were not the conditions under which we evolved. David Raichlen from the ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- There's more to the home energy conservation system designed by Queensland University of Technology industrial design graduate Erica Pozzey than meets the eye.
China on Wednesday released six young captive pandas into semi-wild enclosures as part of a project aimed at helping the endangered bears adapt to the wild and eventually go free.
A review carried out by a group of international specialists has identified several emerging issues that are likely to damage biodiversity in the coming years.
Hypothetically speaking, if someone told you that a hypothetical question could influence your judgments or behaviour, would you believe them?
Neanderthal cavemen supped on shellfish on the Costa del Sol 150,000 years ago, punching a hole in the theory that modern humans alone ate brain-boosting seafood so long ago, a new study shows.