Violent crime in the Northern Hemisphere peaks in July and August and is at its lowest in December. In the Southern Hemisphere the opposite is true; there is also an increase in acts of aggression by nations against each other during the sunny months.
The researchers at the Ben-Gurion University in Israel believe that lower levels of Serotonin during the summer months are the cause.Likelihood of being true:
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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