The seasonal pulsing in size of skulls and penises

The gentle pulsing in size of body parts is one of Nature’s seasonal wonders. Evidence of this — with skulls and penises, respectively — is documented in two (well, three) studies published this year. Some Weasel Skulls Pulse Bigger and Smaller, Seasonally “Growth overshoot and seasonal size changes in the skulls of two weasel species,” […]

Female Brain Size and Male Genitalia Length [new study]

Researchers in Sweden and Australia published a new study exploring how the length of males’ genitalia affects the size of females’ brains. Anyone who reads the study discovers that it’s about a species of tiny fish; and the effect, if it happens, occurs over the span of many generations, possibly not so much with individual females […]

Small study suggests suggesting that if women quit smoking, they will think they get bigger breasts

This tiny Italian study examined the gently-directed breast-centric introspection of a few women who had recently quit smoking. The study is: “Breast change perception in women after smoking cessation. A pilot study,” Cinzia De Marco, Giovanni Invernizzi, Rosalba Miceli, Luigi Mariani, Anna Villarini, Elena Munarini, Roberto Mazza, and Roberto Boffi [pictured below], Tumori, vol. 97, no. 5, pp. 672-675. […]

Foot size and balancing – a link?

Doctoral student Hai Qiu and professor Shuping Xiong of the Ergonomics and Applied Biomechanics Lab at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Korea, have recently been investigating ‘The Influence of Foot Sizes on Human Balance’ “This study investigated the relationship between foot size and human balance performance. The balance performances of 30 […]

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