Life Sciences Jun 23
Older adults who lead an active sex life are more likely to have increased cognitive function, according to a new Oxford University research collaboration. The study which was conducted in partnership with the University of Coventry, found that people over the age of fifty, who engaged in above average levels of sexual activity, scored higher in a series of tests than others.
Psychology Jun 23
Psychology

Experiencing traumatic events may be associated with greater mental resilience among residents rather than causing widespread angst, suggests a study published this week that investigated the effect of World War II bombing on the mental health of citizens in German cities.

Mathematics Jun 22
Mathematics

Sleek bird species adapted to flight lay more elliptical and asymmetric eggs, according to new research that overturns classic theories.

Life Sciences Jun 23
Life Sciences

Bees lacking the insect equivalent of the cerebral cortex may still be able to learn smells, according to research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Mathematics Jun 22
Mathematics

A team of international scientists - including an archaeologist from the University of Bristol - have cracked the mystery of why bird eggs are shaped the way they are.