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Science behind the ‘beer goggles’ effect revealed: People who have consumed alcohol are just as ‘diverted’ by ugly people as attractive ones A British team showed drunk and sober...

Evidence grows that ancient humans mixed with unknown race of people as new study shows ‘ghost DNA’ in samples from modern-day population of west Africa The researchers studied the genetic...

Hyper-realistic silicon masks fool eight out of ten people in new study raising identity check fears Researchers at the University of York tested how sensitive people are to masks They created a mock...

NASA’s long-delayed James Webb telescope has a 12 percent chance of actually launching on time, says new study from the US government A government report is casting doubt on the James Webb telescope...

Study of coronavirus in BATS sheds light on how the killer virus evolves and spreads – and experts say it could predict ‘hotspots’ of future outbreaks Scientists think coronavirus that...

Experts blame humans starting blazes for ‘major shift’ in cause of US wildfires: Fires started by people rather than lightning or natural causes are becoming the ‘new norm’ Scientists...

Are fish sticks BAD for the environment? Study finds process to transform Alaskan pollack into other seafood releases TWICE as much greenhouse gas as fishing Fishing for Alaskan Pollack is ‘relatively...

Researchers analyze the oldest known measles sample taken from the lungs of a girl who died in 1912, leading to new theory that the deadly virus first emerged in large as early as 300 BC Researchers analyzed...

Astronomers have worked out how to WEIGH supermassive black holes at the centre of galaxies – and claim they may not be as massive as previously thought Calculating distance between galaxies can...

Study reveals huge genetic diversity among ancient Romans, who had more in common with people from Greece, Syria and Lebanon than western Europeans Analysis from 127 Roman remains show close links to...

Men ARE more competitive than women: Study shows males are more likely than females to sabotage their opponents because they fear someone will do it to them first Men were found more willing to ‘reduce...

Human ancestors evolved in a much more diverse ecosystem than the present day, new study says Examined fossil record in eastern Africa dating back 7 million years The ecosystem before humans evolved supported...

Insurance firms pushing quotes sky high as they make false assumptions about drivers based on whether they’re divorced, own homes or if they’ve had an accident  Charity, Which? Has revealed common...

Challenging classes, new experiences, and crushing student loan debt can make being a university student difficult. And it can be even harder when you don’t have access to the necessary support and...

Humans apply racist bias to ROBOTS: Machines are more likely to be deemed a threat if their ‘skin’ is darker, new study finds A new study shows evidence that people treat different colored...

Solar wind and impacts from icy space rocks could make it easier for astronauts to find water on the moon, study suggests Impacts from icy comets can cause icy soil to escape frigid craters on the moon  While...