World Science: Possible Earth-sized, habitable planets found
* Possible Earth-sized, habitable planets found:
A NASA telescope seems to have discovered five
planets that are about the size of Earth and could
support liquid water, the agency has announced.
* Hubble peers back to an age of fewer, newer galaxies:
A new record-holder for furthest galaxy ever seen
illustrates a time when the universe was very
different, according to astronomers.
* Birds' plastic nest décor carries a message:
Members of a bird species that decorate their nests
with bits of white plastic do it for more than just
looks, new research suggests.
* Why do men use silly pickup lines?:
A new study assesses the psychology and success
rates of various gambits by which men try to get
* Meditation really can change the brain, study finds:
An eight-week program of meditation led to brain
structure changes in people participating in a
study, researchers say.
* Birds may attract mates with "scary movie" effect:
Using a horror film to bring your date closer is a
classic move in the teenage playbook, but certain
feathered Romeos may use a similar strategy.
* Simple recall exercises may be best study method for science:
* Range of asteroid types could have seeded life, study finds:
* Newfound dino species called "father" of Triceratops:
* Some dinos may have survived dieoff, for a while:
* Eruption may have caused worst extinction ever:
* Self-control in childhood found to predict success later:
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