Wet wipes spread superbugs, new study shows

Detergent wet wipes used to clean hospital wards are helping spread deadly superbugs, a new study has revealed. The study discovered that not only were all the wipes tested incredibly poor at removing dangerous pathogenic bacteria, but also that in ‘every instance’ the wet wipes actually spread the superbugs from one surface to another. The [...]

Science shows beer goggles do work – but in reverse…

Consuming alcohol (equivalent to about a glass of wine) can make the drinker appear more attractive than when sober, according to new research from the University of Bristol. However, the effect disappears when more is consumed. Professor Marcus Munafò and colleagues in Bristol's School of Experimental Psychology asked a group of heterosexual social alcohol consumers [...]

“Does my bum look big in this?” is a question of evolution

Ladies, science just proved men aren't looking at your arse. Really. Scientists have been studying ladies' bottoms (purely in the interests of science, obviously) to gauge attractiveness and claim a 'theoretically optimal angle of lumbar curvature' (a 45.5 degree curve from back to buttocks) allowed ancestral women to better support, provide for, and carry multiple pregnancies is [...]