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Why ‘beauty’ is an evolutionary conundrum that even Darwin couldn’t solve

The genius of evolution is its brutal pragmatism; do whatever is needed to pass your genes onto the next generation ...
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Before Gwyneth Paltrow and Goop: 19th century’s Madame Yale and her ‘Religion of Beauty’

On an April afternoon in 1897, thousands of women packed the Boston Theatre to see the nation’s most beguiling female entrepreneur, ...
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Making a new generation of beauty products from viruses and bacteria

As scientists uncover more details about the skin microbiome, small startups and beauty giants alike are exploring how the trillions ...
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Do our genes determine which faces are ‘prettier’ than others?

Despite the importance humans and society appear to place on beauty, from a scientific perspective, we don't actually know a ...