Science is a mirror that reveals sometimes hidden, often unexpected and always astounding insights into everyday things and human life. Here we explore everything you always wanted to know about holidays, food, art, music, books, games, TV, film, education, urban life and crime — as well as human history, archaeology and anthropology.
When the bison were exterminated from North America, indigenous populations lost an inch of height in just a generation.
Researchers find that complex cultural practices tend to proliferate in more niche groups.
New theory views lullabies as a signal to babies that parents are giving all they can.
With gene editing technology, newly discovered mutations may become tools for boosting booze flavor.