World Science: 'Last Supper' got ever bigger in paint, study finds
* "Last Supper" got ever bigger in paint: study
An analysis suggests a trend of growing portion
sizes, today often blamed on fast-food places, might
have really started long ago.
* Eyes may betray numbers in our heads:
It might be harder to lie about your age, or your
poker hand, after new research.
* Bizarre "quantum" behavior noted in device
large enough to see:
The tiniest objects have been found able to behave
in two opposite ways at once. Physicists are trying
to show similar tendencies in bigger things.
* Ladies second: are we sexist in writing?:
Romeo and Juliet. Antony and Cleopatra. Porgy and
Bess. Jack and Diane. What unites all these famous
couples, real or fictional?
* It seems we're all more human than average:
A widespread tendency for people to consider
themselves "better" than the norm is well known. Now
scientists say another odd human conceit may be
coming to light.
* Repeated anesthesia may affect kids' learning:
A study with rodents shows repeated anesthesia wipes
out memory-forming cells, but exercise may help undo
the damage, scientists say.
* Psychopaths' brains wired to seek rewards
at any cost, researchers say:
* Method would "revolutionize" dating of ancient
* Media focuses on positives in covering cancer,
* New anti-cancer strategy: make tumors age:
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