Children are entering puberty younger than before, according to recent studies, raising concerns that childhood obesity and hormone-contaminated water supplies may be to blame. However, our archaeological research suggests ...
New information about the relationship between hormones, muscle development and puberty onset could help farmers efficiently breed sheep for meat.
Puberty is the threshold between childhood and adulthood. Behavior and appearance change considerably during this period – not only in humans but also in our closest relatives, the great apes. In a current study researchers ...
Human noses come in all shapes and sizes. But one feature seems to hold true: Men's noses are bigger than women's.
Researchers are studying precociously mature dwarf males for ways to selectively breed farmed salmon that better withstand higher ocean temperatures.
Despite current recommendations by UK welfare organisations that cats should be neutered at four months, a new study from the 'Bristol Cats' study cohort has shown that 85 per cent of pet cats are not neutered by the recommended ...
(Phys.org) —David and Victoria Beckham have changed the way they speak to sound less working class, according to a study by University of Manchester linguistics students.
Watch out, acne. Doctors soon may have a new weapon against zits: a harmless virus living on our skin that naturally seeks out and kills the bacteria that cause pimples.
Primary school children would like to learn about love, intimacy and being close as part of their sexuality education in school - and their parents would like that too, a project in Geelong has revealed.
(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Arizona family studies professor Bruce J. Ellis has developed a theoretical framework for understanding how elements of change and stress often guide the behavior of young people.