Tag: face

Human Face Evolved Because Of Diet, Social Structure

Scientists found that changes to diet and social structure over time influenced how the human face evolved. The past contributed a lot to how humans look like in modern times.

Ancient April 16, 2019

Researchers Construct Face Of God Based On Survey Of American Christians

What does God look like? Psychologists constructed a composite image of God based on how a sample of American Christians perceive him to be. Here's why the result is surprising.

Feature | Science June 14, 2018

Scientists Reconstruct Face Of Teen Who Lived 9,000 Years Ago

The reconstructed face of Avgi, or Dawn, a female teen who lived in Greece at the end of the Mesolithic period shows a scowling expression. Why does she have an angry face?

Ancient January 25, 2018

Men With Wide And Square Faces More Likely To Cheat: Study

People whose face is wider and shorter as well as more square have higher sex drive. What are the physical traits of men comfortable with the idea of casual sex?

Feature | Health September 23, 2017

Brain Area That Recognizes Faces Continues To Grow Past Adolescence

Brain tissues are known to stop growing early in life but the brain tissue responsible for facial recognition continues to grow past adolescence. What necessitates this continued growth?

Neuroscience January 5, 2017

Archerfish Can Recognize Human Faces - That's No Fish Story

Fish are able to recognize human faces, researchers at the University of Oxford have discovered. Remember that the next time you are making faces in your aquarium!

Animals June 8, 2016

3D Printing And Surgery Give 2-Year-Old Girl With Rare Frontonasal Dysplasia Disorder A New Face [Video]

A two-year-old girl with frontonasal dysplasia underwent surgery that involved 3D printing to reshape her malformed face. She can now smile and laugh six months after the operation.

Life April 9, 2015

Study: Angry faces make people appear stronger

A study shows that angry faces intimidate others and give the impression of strength. The study suggests that an angry face is a natural response for human beings and that it is supposed to communicate a specific message.

Internet Culture September 5, 2014

Meet Demodex, tiny mites on your face

Tiny mites called Demodex live on human faces and researchers of a new study found the Demodex DNA in 100 percent of adults they have tested.

Life August 29, 2014

Why do we trust someone? It’s all in how we feel about their face

New research suggests we make determination about trust almost instantly, simply by sizing up a strangers’ face.

Life August 8, 2014

Evolution of face: Violence had a role to play

Australopithecus evolved a flatter face in males, due to the development of the use of fists during fights.

Animals June 11, 2014

Man's skull reconstructed thanks to 3D printing

Stephen Power suffered a serious motorcycle accident, leaving him with broken cheekbones, a broken nose, and broken jaw, as well as fractures throughout his skull. Thanks to pioneering 3D printing technology, however, his face and skull have now been rebuilt.

Life March 13, 2014

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