Physical intimacy is declining in a world distracted by smartphones

A large study collected data from 34,000 people at three different points over the last three decades – in 1991, 2001, and 2012. The study has revealed a sharp and suspicious drop in sexual frequency since 2012.

Millions of tons of food could be saved with better logistics

In 2012, the estimated amount of food waste in the EU was 88 million tonnes. This equates to 173 kilograms of food waste per person, and it means that we are wasting about 20 percent of the total food produced.

First four exoplanets of 2012 discovered

Only four days into the New Year and the first four exoplanets of 2012 have been spotted orbiting four distant stars.

Supervolcanoes: not a threat for 2012

The geological record holds clues that throughout Earth