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April 15, 2011


weight scale

Does Dieting Change Your Brain?

You exercise, eat right, and still have difficulty keeping the weight off. Could the problem be how your brain responds to dieting?

March 28, 2011



What Triggers Lactation In Monotremes?

Monotremes, like the platypus, lay eggs and don't have placentas. So how does the mother's body know when to start lactating?

January 25, 2011


Children's painted handprints

Why Do My Hands And Feet Sweat So Much?

Why do hands and feet sweat so much? How do hormones and the nervous system control the body's cooling system?

January 17, 2011


bushtit bird

Bird Hormones Mirror Life Strategies

Is there a physiological mechanism that helps regulate life strategies?

December 1, 2010


Bugleweed plant with purple flowers

Plants Are Great At Defending Themselves Against Natural Enemies

Plants are using wonderful and intriguing ways to defend themselves against predators.

September 7, 2010


Father and baby hand

Can Dads Experience Postpartum Depression?

We often hear about woman experiencing postpartum depression but did you know that men can experience it too?

November 13, 2008


Shade-vs-Sun light

Shade Avoidance Syndrome (SAS)

Have you ever seen some shaded plants grow tall and spindly very fast, while ones in sunlight are shorter and thicker? Well there is an answer...

September 23, 2006


twin baby girls in crib

Growth Hormones and Twins

Did you know that the rate of twin births in the United States increased by 32% between the years of 1992 and 2001?

September 23, 2006


a woman sleeping in her bed

Sleep Less, Weigh More

America is obsessed with diets, but sometimes gaining weight is more complex than calories in versus calories burned.

May 22, 2006



A Bug’s Gotta Have Heart

Do insects even have hearts? Sure they do, but their hearts are somewhat different from human hearts.

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