ENJOYING SCHOOL IS IN YOUR GENES

Genetic factors explain approximately 40% of whether a child will like school or not, according to a study. — (@UberFacts) April 10, 2015 The biggest factor in whether a child will enjoy and be motivated at school is in their genes. Data collected from a number of studies were found to support this claim. A team led […]

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CHIMPANZEES DRESS TO IMPRESS

Chimpanzees can develop their own fashion trends. — (@UberFacts) March 02, 2015 It seems our closest relatives in the animal kingdom share even more with us than we might believe. We don’t just have complex emotional behaviours and tools in common, now chimpanzees have been observed to use grass as a body decoration. According to research published in Animal Cognition by Edwin van […]

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WHY DO BRUNETTES FIND IT HARDER TO QUIT?

Brunettes are more susceptible to nicotine addiction. — (@UberFacts) March 04, 2015 Dark haired smokers are more likely to become addicted to nicotine, according to research from Penn State University. The scientists noticed a relationship between melanin and levels of nicotine dependence. Melanin is the pigment found in hair and skin that is responsible for giving brunettes their dark […]

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