Are women really the chattier sex?

There’s a stereo­type that women are chat­tier than men. New research, how­ever, finds that female loqua­cious­ness only comes out in cer­tain sit­u­a­tions. For example, women in the study were more […]

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Fairness may have roots in spite, study finds

Forber and his co-​​​​researcher, Rory Smead of North­eastern Uni­ver­sity in Boston, wanted to under­stand why spite might evolve. They used a famous eco­nomics game, called the Ulti­mate Game, to find out. […]

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Why One Microbe Doesn’t Age

Although there’s no way to know for sure why the researchers did not detect aging in S. pombe under favor­able con­di­tions, one likely expla­na­tion is that the cel­lular damage is being repaired […]

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