A brief history of black holes

Late in 2018, the gravitational wave observatory, LIGO, announced that they had detected the most distant and massive source of ripples of spacetime ever monitored: waves triggered by pairs of black holes colliding in deep ...

Fussy fruit flies can detect bad genes

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have demonstrated the sexual attractiveness of male fruit flies isn't just about how big they are or how nice they smell; it's also about how many mutations they carry.

Do you really get paid less if you're 'ugly'?

Do beautiful people earn more while those who are not so gorgeous are paid less? It's not as simple as that, according to Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Political Science in the UK and Mary Still of ...

Who thinks only attractive women suffer sexual harassment?

A few weeks ago, Donald Trump described the women who accused him of sexual harassment as "unattractive and horrible." These statements are echoed in the results of research from the University of Granada. Scientists claim ...

Novel stadium-based research helps us understand group dynamics

New Psychology research led out of New Zealand's University of Otago is backing up the old saying that "birds of a feather flock together". The findings emerged after researchers used high-definition video cameras on the ...

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