This Week in Science

This Week in Science

Does How You Look Determine Your Personality?

This week in science: the difference between men and women's brains as they get older, how your appearance influences your personality, and how birth control could affect the way women read facial expressions.
Shayla Love
2.15.19
This Week in Science

We're Getting Closer to Turning People’s Thoughts into Speech

This week in science: genetically modified, drug-producing chickens, the health benefits of being a morning person, and using artificial intelligence to read minds.
Shayla Love
2.1.19
This Week in Science

This Is Why You Can't Tickle Yourself

"It actually feels better when someone else is touching you."
Shayla Love
1.25.19
This Week in Science

Your Brain Is Paying Attention While You're Sleeping

Even if you don't remember, your brain is listening.
Shayla Love
1.18.19
This Week in Science

Birth Control Might Change Who Women Feel Attracted To

Women may be drawn to certain men because of the way they smell, and hormonal birth control could interfere.
Shayla Love
1.11.19
This Week in Science

What Researchers Learned from the Brain of a 27-Year-Old with Amnesia

It's possible to have knowledge without remembering.
Shayla Love
12.21.18
This Week in Science

Just Hearing the Results of a DNA Test Can Make Your Body Act Differently

People who were told that they were genetically at risk for poor exercise capacity couldn’t run as long as they could before they were told about their “risk.”
Shayla Love
12.14.18
This Week in Science

Tortoise DNA Might Hold the Answers to Living Longer

The scientists used the DNA of Lonesome George, the last known Pinta Island tortoise.
Shayla Love
12.7.18
This Week in Science

Scientists Have Made Mini Brains That Behave Like Real Human Brains

It’s the first time that brain organoids have spontaneously produced brain waves similar to human brain activity.
Shayla Love
11.30.18
This Week in Science

Researchers Found Bacteria in the Human Brain

The brain was thought to be a sterile place. What are they doing there?
Shayla Love
11.16.18
This Week in Science

The Shape of Your Body Influences What People Think of Your Personality

Rectangular bodies are associated with different personality traits than curvier ones.
Shayla Love
11.9.18
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Microdosing Mushrooms Could Make You More Creative

It improves two types of thinking important for creativity.
Shayla Love
11.2.18
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