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Having children may add 11 years to a woman’s biological age

Stressful for your chromosomes?Description:Megan Maloy/Getty By Jessica Hamzelou Women who have given birth seem to have hallmarks of faster biological ageing than those that don’t – and the difference is equivalent to around 11 years. That’s what Anna Pollack and her colleagues at George Mason University, Virginia, found when they looked at one measure of…

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Neanderthals made the oldest cave art in the world

This is some of the oldest cave art in the worldP. Saura By Michael Marshall We now know for sure that our extinct Neanderthal cousins were artists who regularly drew on cave walls. The finding implies the capacity to make art may have been inherited from the common ancestor we share with Neanderthals, which lived…

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