You’re Sick, We Can See It All Over Your Face

Humans seem to possess an uncanny ability to read sickness on others’ faces, even in the earliest stages of an infection.

No kidding, you might say. Who couldn’t pick out a poor soul who’s been in the throes of the flu, red nose and all? But our ability to detect sickness is far more sensitive than that, according to a study by John Axelsson and his team from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. Our face-assessing abilities are, perhaps, so sensitive, that we might even detect

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