Human faces evolved to look unique
Human faces evolved to look unique

The amazing variety of human faces is a result of evolutionary pressure to make each of us unique and easily recognisable to aid social interactions, according to a new study.

Millions of mites crawling on your face right now!

A group of scientists led by Megan Thoemmes and Rob Dunn from North Carolina State University has found that almost all Americans over age 18 appear to host at least one mite species, suggesting that these mites may be universal associates of adult humans.

New computer model can perceive gender

Scientists have, for the first time, developed a mathematical model based on 3D facial scans that enables computers to objectively perceive gender.

Brain perceives alphabets just as it does human faces

A new study has revealed that adaptation mechanisms of the brain while recognizing faces are similar when perceiving alphabets.

Humans can only spot two faces in a crowd

People can only recognise two faces in a crowd at a time - even if the faces belong to famous people, according to a new study.

New algorithm can outsmart humans in recognising faces

Researchers have developed a new algorithm that has for the first time allowed a computer to outperform humans when attempting to distinguish between faces.