Although it might seem a fairly obvious observation, a new study from the University of Iowa has found not only that men, on average, have noses ten per cent larger than womens', they’ve also worked out why this might be.
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Sunday 13 June 2010
Sunday 06 June 2010
Just back from a flying visit to France for half-term. It was with Ryanair so it wasn't until we actually took off that I was sure that we would actually be on a plane – we'd had to pay so many extras, for luggage, boarding, taxes – that I suddenly panicked that nothing had ever specifically mentioned a flight. Maybe I hadn't paid for that particular option?
Wednesday 19 May 2010
The world's smallest water lily, which was found growing in hot springs in Africa, has been brought back from the brink of extinction by experts at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew.
Monday 17 May 2010
A 22-year-old woman has realised her "crazy" dream after becoming the youngest British female to reach the summit of Mount Everest, it was announced today.
Monday 17 May 2010
Friday 14 May 2010
A blood test to assess the risk of brain damage in vulnerable newborn babies could save lives and prevent disability, scientists say.
Monday 19 April 2010
Thursday 15 April 2010
A vulcanologist today reassured people in the UK that the ash did not pose a health risk.
Tuesday 13 April 2010
Thursday 25 March 2010
Wednesday 03 March 2010
Tuesday 02 February 2010
Saturday 17 October 2009
Tuesday 13 October 2009
Wednesday 07 October 2009
Almost 4,000 NHS patients in England died last year following “safety incidents”, in which some aspect of their care went wrong.
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Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
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