Sexy swimmers: Sperm cell tails use elastic springs to control movement

Sexy swimmers: Sperm cell tails use elastic springs to control movement

Human sperm cells get an extra oomph forward as they swim, thanks to interconnected elastic springs in their tails that ...
Why men are faster runners than women

Why men are faster runners than women

Given that both men and women train equally hard, why is it that men, on average, are faster runners than ...
Ice age mammal bones discovered during subway construction in Los Angeles

Ice age mammal bones discovered during subway construction in Los Angeles

The discovery of ice age mammal bones — one belonging to an extinct camel and the other to either a ...
Human de-extinction: If we disappear from the planet, should our species be revived?

Human de-extinction: If we disappear from the planet, should our species be revived?

It's a tough call, but maybe not, according to a panel of five experts who debated "de-extinction" during the annual ...

Prehistoric ‘hand’ stencil actually belonged to lizard

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The roughly 8,000-year-old "hands" ...
Mothers contribute more to human gene pool than fathers

Mothers contribute more to human gene pool than fathers

Mothers outnumbered fathers throughout much of human history, a new DNA analysis of people around the world shows. The genetic ...

The epigenetic jury is still out on C-sections

Unbeknownst to Bennett, giving his wife a C-section might have affected their daughter’s DNA, her children’s and her grandchildren’s. People ...