Bhavya Patel

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Here's How Long Sex Lasts on Average, According to Science

This will come as a relief to some of your, uh, friends.<p>3.6K<p>SHARES<p>Let's make on thing clear up front: good sex lasts as long as it needs to, …

University of Queensland

Lumber Liquidators is cratering after the CDC raised the cancer risk of the company's flooring

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that they estimated the risk of cancer to be six to 30 cases per 100,000 people, compared with the two to nine cases the CDC had estimated in a February 10 report. The CDC said the revised results were preliminary.<p>Lumber Liquidators' …

Markets

Ancient DNA sheds light on how language, cultures evolved in Bronze Age Europe

It's tricky studying the history of a time when no one wrote things down. Archaeology pieces together how people lived in the past by studying artifacts they left behind; linguistics by analyzing newer languages to reconstruct the old.<p>This week, another branch of science -- genetics -- gave the …

Anthropology

How your eyes betray your thoughts

A series of recent studies suggest that eye movements may both reflect and influence the workings of the brain<p>According to the old saying, the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, …

Stone tool discovery pushes back dawn of culture by 700,000 years

Finding overturns idea that tool-making ability was unique to our own ancestors and is hailed as a “new beginning to the known archaeological record”<p>The oldest known stone tools, dating to long before the emergence of modern humans, have been discovered in Africa.<p>The roughly-hewn stones, which are …