Sunday, July 26, 2009

Women are getting more beautiful - Times Online

Women are getting more beautiful - Times Online: "Scientists have found that evolution is driving women to become ever more beautiful, while men remain as aesthetically unappealing as their caveman ancestors.

The researchers have found beautiful women have more children than their plainer counterparts and that a higher proportion of those children are female. Those daughters, once adult, also tend to be attractive and so repeat the pattern.

Over generations, the scientists argue, this has led to women becoming steadily more aesthetically pleasing, a “beauty race” that is still on. The findings have emerged from a series of studies of physical attractiveness and its links to reproductive success in humans."

They say beautiful women have 16% more children. But aren't the kids still half caveman?


Medical Science Fair Projects said...

Is beauty really only skin deep? Actually beauty has a lot to do with your overall health, and this is why there are more beautiful women in the world then ever before. Kids, consider exploring what beauty is and how it is created naturally and artificially in your next science fair project.

Chrystal K. said...

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.