The Scicurious Brain

The Scicurious Brain

The Good, Bad, and Weird in Physiology and Neuroscience

From destructive dudes to devoted dads


Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, with a new paper on the vomeronasal organ. It doesn't really exist in humans, but in's the difference between a homicidal male and a magnificent mate! Following mating, changes in how the vomeronasal organ responds to baby mice turn these formerly aggressive males into great fathers! Head over and check it out.

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