Genetic mutations from extinct human relatives called the Denisovans might have influenced modern human immune systems, as well as fat and blood sugar levels, researchers say. Very little is known about
Night owls get a genetic excuse Researchers at the genetics company 23andMe have identified 15 regions of the human genome that influence whether someone considers themselves a "morning person," meaning
Space / Source: Space.com The more scientists learn about Mars, the more intriguing the Red Planet becomes as a potential haven for primitive life in the ancient past ... and perhaps even the present.
Nothing says "we come in peace" like a military spaceplane delivering a nuclear sub There are places beyond the reach of NASA’s current army of robot space explorers. Impressive and capable as Curiosity
Study finds that men are less likely to react to emotional images, and forget them much quicker than women The oft-repeated mantra that men are from Mars and women are from Venus has been lent credence
One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out
Your brain is complicated. Understanding how it works can help you make better decisions. What role do our emotions play in decision-making? Some might say it’s a fairly contentious one. Acting on emotions
E-readers may make it particularly hard to get a good night's sleep, according to research out this week. A study that followed every nightly twitch, turn and snore of 12 volunteers for a couple weeks