The field of 'pleasure science', claims Morgen L. Kringelbach in his review of Paul Bloom's book How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like, can answer questions of why we like art, for instance, and how these features have evolved in terms of changing brain networks. He also explains Bloom's essentialist perspective and why he feels that it does not adequately deal with Evolutionary Psychology. Read all about it here at CultureLab.
Apparently, after measuring the radius of a proton using muonic atoms instead of electronic ones, a new figure for the radius of a proton has been found. Read about the experiment at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics here.
And here's more pictures from the Art of Science competition. Even more here.