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It is common for parents to influence mate choice — from arranged marriages to more subtle forms of persuasion — but they often disagree with their children about what makes a suitable partner.
New research has revealed that more ice leaves Antarctica by melting from the underside of submerged ice shelves than was previously thought, accounting for as much as 90 per cent of ice loss in some areas.
Last year, researchers reported finding an unexpected vulnerability in the encryption system commonly used to provide privacy and security for online shopping and banking websites, but now new research into cryptography could result in more secure computing.
Removing one of the tiniest organs in the body has shown to provide effective treatment for high blood pressure.
Mass extinction certainly sounds like it would be the end of the line, and perhaps even evoke images of the end of the world. However, new research suggests that the end can also be the beginning.
The Madagascan Sahamalaza sportive lemur (Lepilemur sahamalazensis) is an endangered species that scientists know very little about.
Around 150 million people globally are chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) – a major cause of liver disease and the fastest growing cause of liver transplantation and liver cancer.
Large helpers (nannies) in a cichlid fish allow the dominant male and female to reduce their personal contribution to their offspring and territory.
Several UK and Swedish researchers have found that historical emotional trends in literature often reflect real historical events, according to a report in the open access journal PLOS ONE.
Newly published research findings found that infants who demonstrated slower than average growth during the first nine months of life were likely to catch up with their peers over time.
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.