The disease can present, progress and respond to treatments differently in men and women
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Big or small, the teeth or carnivorous dinosaurs were adapted to a particular method of shredding flesh
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Scientists like to study choice behavior. It's an important area of study for lots of different applications, including things like, say, marketing, but also things including mate choice, nutrition, drug addiction, and well...your life is FULL of choices.
#SciAmBlogs Friday - lizard brain, fossilized sexual selection, in vitro bison, volcanos on Io, questions for candidates, and more.
- Ben Thomas - Revenge of the Lizard Brain - Darren Naish - Sexual selection in the fossil record - Dana Hunter - Where Volcanoes Snow - John Horgan - My Two &*%$#!!!
Ranking the medal system: What separates Olympic losers from winners? by Susan E. Matthews: While everyone is figuring out how to fill their time now that the Olympics are over, and others are turning back to Netflix, this year’s summer games gave us many incredible memories of how far the human body can extend itself.
There’s a scene in Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas in which the writer, high out of his mind on hallucinogens, watches a roomful of casino patrons transform into giant lizards and lunge at each other in bloody combat.
It'd block the sun that a good beard could block if a good beard could block sun*Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, looking a study oh how much UV radiation protection you really get from a beard.
Check out the new Video of the Week! - Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato - Tapeworm in her brain - Russ Campbell - Training Scientists to Communicate: Pick Your Model - Jason G.
Video of the Week #59 September 6th, 2012: From: Imaginary Presidents and Imaginary Gods: The Real Empty Chair Effect by Jesse Bering at Bering in Mind .
Moreton Bay is a small patch of ocean bounded by Queensland, Australia, on the west and on the east by Moreton Island and North Stradbroke Island. The bay is home, by various estimates, to between six hundred and eight hundred Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins ( Tursiops aduncus ).
Sara Alvarez was afraid. The doctors told her she needed surgery — brain surgery. Operations on such a complex organ are never simple, but this procedure was exceptionally difficult.
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