According to a new study, the phenomenon of 'face pareidolia' - in which onlookers report seeing images of Jesus, Virgin Mary or Elvis in objects like toasts, shrouds, and clouds - is normal and based on physical causes.
African-American and European-American men at high risk of prostate cancer are more likely to be diagnosed with an aggressive form of the disease if they have a vitamin D deficiency, according to a new study.
'Cyber buddy' is better than having no buddy while exercising, a new research has found.
Apart form its long-known role of reversing the default state of being female, the Y chromosome also carries genes required for the general operation of the genome, according to two new studies.
A study, that followed more than 1,800 children from ages 6 months to 8 years, has confirmed an association between more television viewing and reduced sleep. The study found a small but consistent association between increased television viewing and shorter sleep duration.
People who've have encountered Internet trolls those vile, racist, sexist and often profane people who gorge themselves on others' misery, might be psychologically disturbed, a new research is suggesting.
The rate of serious overuse injuries in athletes who come from families that can afford private insurance is 68 percent higher than the rate in lower-income athletes who are on public insurance (Medicaid), according to a new study.
Researchers have identified a genetic link between procrastination and impulsivity that may have a similar evolutionary origin.
Neanderthals interbred with ancestors of Eurasians, a new genome analysis in a recent study has suggested.
For the first time a study has demonstrated that increased levels of CO2 inhibit plants' assimilation of nitrate into proteins, suggesting that the nutritional quality of food crops are at risk as climate change intensifies.
The arid zones of earth constituting the most extensive ecosystems absorb significantly greater amount of emitted carbon dioxide, according to a new study.
An accurate identification of amino acids have been demonstrated by researchers in a recent study.
Computer-vision systems are better than humans in distinguishing between real and faked expression of pain, according to a new study.
Biting flies are actually the reason behind the evolution of zebra's signature black-and-white stripes, according to a new study.
According to a recent research, patients with prosopagnosia - face blindness - learn as well as the average person to become experts at differentiating between highly similar exemplars of new objects.