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November 1, 2005

Hormone levels predict attractiveness of women

Topics: Health Issues
[These are the computer-generated composite face of the 10 women with highest and lowest levels of oestrogen - which do you find more attractive? Answers at the end of the story (Image: Miriam Law Smith)]

Researchers at the University of St Andrews in Fife, UK, have found that women's facial attractiveness is directly related to their Estrogen levels. So can feminine beauty, the subject of philosophical and artistic musings for millennia, be predicted by something as basic as hormones? They say yes in women, but not in men.

Posted by Richard at November 1, 2005 9:09 PM

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