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November 13, 2015


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Whiskers on Women?

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

December 13, 2011


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Women Are As Naturally Good At Math As Men

New research shows it's high time to trash the long-held notion that women are biologically determined to be worse than men at math.

July 22, 2005


Women See More Color

Not only are 8% of men colorblind, but even compared to men who can distinguish between reds and greens, many women may live a more colorful existence. That’s because about 40% of women possess two types of so-called red cones, a key gene involved in enabling one to see the color red. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 30, 2005


Breast Cancer and Exercise

If you’re not already convinced that regular exercise is important to stay healthy, now there is yet another reason to break a sweat, especially if you’re a woman: breast cancer. `Several studies have linked exercise to lowering the risk of developing breast cancer. Considering that breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, these findings are nothing to shrug about. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 19, 2004


Remembering Appearances

Who do you think is better at remembering details of people's appearances, women or men? Find out on this Moment of Science.

June 1, 2004



Whiskers On Women?

Do you know women who are self-conscious about whiskers?

March 29, 2004


Can Men Handle Alcohol Better than Women?

Can men handle alcohol better than women? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


Women’s Hearts

What is the leading cause of death in women over fifty? The answer may surprise you. Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


The Male Biological Clock

There’s a common belief that men can sire children until they die, but that women need to be relatively young to conceive healthy children. But the father’s age affects the child’s health too.

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