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November 19, 2008

A new birth control pill carrying a load of modified testosterone may boost sexual desire in women on the Pill.

November 18, 2008

If friends, family, and stuffed turkey aren’t reason enough to thank your lucky stars this Thanksgiving, you can add one more thing to the list – enzymes. Enzymes speed up […]

November 14, 2008

Geneticists hope their stem cell research will find new drugs against this debilitating disease.

November 5, 2008

One ugly insect overturns assumptions about the best mate.

October 29, 2008

In the last few months there has been a downpour of discoveries in the area of stem cell research. Three of the latest findings reveal new ways to turn back […]

October 24, 2008

A new technique finds tropical birds sing duets to locate mates—and to guard their territories.

October 14, 2008

In the early 1980s, bets would probably have been on virologist Robert Gallo, then at the National Cancer Institute, to win a Nobel Prize. At a time when scientists were […]

October 13, 2008

Asks William from California

October 9, 2008

Certain odors can bring back memories of birthday parties past or help us gauge the freshness of last week’s leftovers. Recent research into smells, however, reveals the other impacts they […]

October 8, 2008

Farmers generate energy, save money and help the environment, with a little help from some dung.

October 1, 2008

A recent study reveals differences in cardiac arrest survival on nights and weekends.

September 26, 2008

A conversation with Richard Bonneau about engineering new microbes to solve our problems.

August 29, 2008

The choices made by fruit fly larvae may provide basic understanding of how animals make decisions.

August 13, 2008

Oxytocin may make you more trusting, but is that a good thing?


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