Does Everybody Have A Gay Gene

Does Everybody Have A Gay Gene?

Two to six percent of people identify themselves as having predominantly homosexual attractions. Also, recent study has claimed that being gay is genetic. So is it true that we all have a gay gene?

How To Spot A Liar

How To Spot A Liar: If Someone Copies Your Body Language Closely And Nods Along In Agreement During Conversation, It’s An Indication That They’re Lying To You

The person you’re talking to is lying to you if he/she copies your body language closely and nods along in agreement. This is the conclusion of a new study carried out by a combined team of researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark and Arizona State University, USA. So if you suspect someone is lying about something, it would be wise to keep an eye on the person throughout the conversation.

The Left Brain vs. Right Brain Myth

Video: The Left Brain vs. Right Brain Myth

The human brain is visibly divided into two sections – left and right, with each performing different set of operations. The structure has inspired one of the most widely accepted ideas about the brain: that the left section controls logic and the right section controls creativity.

Study finds depression can result in permanent structural changes in the brain

Depression Can Result In Permanent Changes In Structure Of The Brain, Study Finds

Depression can lead to permanent changes in the structure of the brain. In a study conducted at the University of Edinburgh, researchers found alterations in parts of the brain known as white matter – the key component of the brain and spinal cord consisting mainly of nerve fibres.  White matter is critical for normal functioning of the brain, and its disruption has been linked to problems with emotion processing and thinking skills.

How Much of the Earth Can You See at Once

How Much Of The Earth Can You See At Once?

If there’s nothing around to block our view, 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) is the furthest we can see. Atmospheric moisture, dust or smoke can reduce our visibility, but for the most part, everything we can see happens within an area of just 80 square kilometres. The higher up we go, the further we will be able to see. So how much of the Earth can we actually see at once?

How To Live To 100, According To Science

How To Live To 100, According To Science

By 2050, the UN estimates that as many as 3.2 million people will live to 100 compared to 316,000 in 2011. Also, a 2013 study from the University of Massachusetts found that 25 year olds today can look forward to "2.4 more years of a healthy life" while a 65-year-old today can expect to live 1.7 extra years - than people who lived 20 years ago.