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August 12, 2016

 

Computer model of an estrogen receptor protein

Male Lactation: Fact or Fiction?

Male lactation: Fact of fiction? That's the question on today's Moment of Science.

July 22, 2016

 

rats huddling

How Humans Are Like Rats

Anyone ever call you a dirty rat? Well maybe they weren't that far off.

May 26, 2016

 

man holds stomach, gesturing that he's full

My Bacteria are Full

Gut bacteria not only help digest food, they also signal to our brain that we've eaten enough.

May 4, 2016

 

male and female face merging

Becoming More Feminine

Over the course of human civilization, men have evolved more feminine traits.

April 15, 2016

 

sugar beets

Beet Parasites

Sugar beets are susceptible to wormy parasites that decrease crop yields.

November 13, 2015

 

bearded lady

Whiskers on Women?

For many women, growing older means growing a few whiskers.

January 30, 2015

 

two magpies, one with beak inside other's

Magpie Egg Hormones Create Bold Offspring

Magpie personality traits differ according to their parents' hormone levels.

January 17, 2015

 

male junco in urban setting (on General Electric sign)

The “Payoff” of Promiscuity

Is promiscuous behavior in male juncos due to testosterone levels?

December 10, 2014

 

parent holds infant's hand

Beyond Post Partum

Post-partum depression does not adequately account for the range of anxieties that come with early parenthood.

March 12, 2013

 

woman with her head on a pillow with a white background

Get Some Sleep! Your Body Needs It To Fight Colds.

Does the amount of sleep I get affect how likely I am to catch a cold?

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