Big Brains

Plastic brain model

Big brain…tiny list of Facebook friends? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. We, humans, are VERY smart mammals – if we do say so ourselves! Some say it’s because we have such big brains. But at what cost to society? Manuela González-Suárez at the University

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Erotic Economics

Couple kissing in a cactus field

“For richer or for poorer” — beyond marriage vows, does this also fuel. . . PASSION? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Valentine’s Day is upon us! LOVE is in the air. You might celebrate by SMOOCHING with someone special. But why do people meld

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Man’s BFF

Person hugging dog with one arm while seated in a mountain

Dogs really are the ulti-mutt pets! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Anything feels PAW-sible when you have a dog by your side. But why do these furry friends feel so attached to us? Anders Bergström from the Francis Crick Institute in London and an

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