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What’s The Science Behind Kissing?

January 31, 2012 | 1

Kissing is usually a show of affection between two people. A kiss can be passionate, aggressive, flirty or used as simple greeting. But why do we do it? What’s the science behind our desire to kiss?Read More

Why Are Right-Handed People More Common?

November 7, 2011 | 3

It is estimated that between 70-90% of the human population is right-handed. This leaves left-handed individuals vastly outnumbered. But why? Is it our genetics, the brain or even parental/societal pressure which decides our dominant hand? Let’s find out.Read More

Which Came First, The Chicken Or The Egg?

September 19, 2011 | 2

Often used a causality dilemma in philosophy and theology, it seems that at least in the context of science, there may be an answer. Which came first, the chicken or the egg?Read More

Did Jurassic Park Have it Right?

April 14, 2011 |

Velociraptors hunted at night while the large plant eating dinosaurs ate around the clock, according to a new paper in Science Express.Read More

Do you really only use 10% of your brain?

March 27, 2011 | 1

You hear this claim all the time, most recently, in the movie ‘Limitless’. So, is it true or a myth? Do you only use 10% of your brain power? Let’s find out.Read More

Why Do We Get Hiccups?

February 27, 2011 | 4

Hiccups often occur after eating a lot, swallowing large amounts of air or drinking plenty of carbonated beverages. So why do we get them?Read More

Why Do We Have Eyebrows?

February 11, 2011 | 1

As we humans evolved, most of our body hair slowly disappeared. It may make you wonder, if that’s the case, why do we still have eyebrows?Read More