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5 (Scientific) Reasons to Stay Single This Summer

For better or worse, humans do not have a distinct “mating season.”  Healthy females ovulate every month, which means that mating too can take place any time of year. And that’s just the “reproductive” sort of sexual behavior, which is to say, a very small portion of the sexual behavior we merrily exhibit.  So then, [...]

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Why This E. Coli Outbreak Has Me Scared

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The E. coli outbreak that started in Germany is getting bigger and a lot scarier. Ten countries have reported a total of 1,614 severe cases to the European branch of the World Health Organization as of early June 2. Thousands more have no doubt fallen ill with less severe symptoms. On June 1, the U.S. [...]

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