New research shows it's high time to trash the long-held notion that women are biologically determined to be worse than men at math.
Not only are 8% of men colorblind, but even compared to men who can distinguish between reds and greens, many women may live a more colorful existence. That’s because about 40% of women possess two types of so-called red cones, a key gene involved in enabling one to see the color red. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
If you’re not already convinced that regular exercise is important to stay healthy, now there is yet another reason to break a sweat, especially if you’re a woman: breast cancer. `Several studies have linked exercise to lowering the risk of developing breast cancer. Considering that breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, these findings are nothing to shrug about. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Who do you think is better at remembering details of people's appearances, women or men? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Do you know women who are self-conscious about whiskers?
Can men handle alcohol better than women? Find out on this Moment of Science.
What is the leading cause of death in women over fifty? The answer may surprise you. Find out on this Moment of Science.
There’s a common belief that men can sire children until they die, but that women need to be relatively young to conceive healthy children. But the father’s age affects the child’s health too.