When the study’s authors examined high-resolution images of participants’ brains, they found the women on hormones showed more matter in some areas of the brain, including the prefrontal cortex, which is associated with cognitive activities like decision-making. The Brain Research study prompted breathless news reports suggesting that the pill makes you smarter. But Kinsley and…

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Members of the opposite sex can spot whether someone is after a one-night stand or something more permanent just by looking at their face, scientists said on Wednesday. On men, a square jaw, large nose and small eyes are more likely to betray the look of lust than of love. Women found men with softer…

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Fans of the TV series Sex and the City may not be surprised, but scientists have found women are prone to bitchiness when they are on the hunt for a man. It is because females become far more critical of the looks of potential rivals when they are at their most fertile, say researchers. This…

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The role played by Norea in the gnostic version of the flood myth is in many ways reminiscent of the Jewish story of Adam’s hot-tempered first wife, Lilith. Like Norea, Lilith too is fiery – the name Lilith even means “fiery wind.” According to legend, Adam grew lonely in the Garden of Eden and fell…

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