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Craving Chocolate to Ease PMS? Blame Society, Not Biology - Health - Health.com

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Craving Chocolate to Ease PMS? Blame Society, Not Biology - Health
Health.com
That insane desire for triple fudge brownies right before your period appears to be a cultural thing, according to an intriguing new study.

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The benefits of synthetic biology - Chemistry World (subscription)

The benefits of synthetic biology
Chemistry World (subscription)
Biology is chemistry! Biological systems are often turned to for inspiration in the search for new reactions and catalysts. Just think about the cell of a microorganism. Inside, staggeringly efficient metabolic enzymes are used to transform simple ...


Culture not biology is behind many differences between the sexes ... - New Scientist

New Scientist

Culture not biology is behind many differences between the sexes ...
New Scientist
It is becoming ever clearer that environment and culture may be determining traits we think are down to male or female biology, says neuroscientist Gina Rippon.

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Sex, Bodies And The Biology Of Understanding - Forbes

Forbes

Sex, Bodies And The Biology Of Understanding
Forbes
My wife and I have four grown daughters and a grown son. My son and I, therefore, are arguably better educated than most in the female perspective, to the extent there is such a thing. We are in any event a modern, progressive clan, even if I find that ...


Gene Brown, professor emeritus of biology, dies at 91 - MIT News

MIT News

Gene Brown, professor emeritus of biology, dies at 91
MIT News
Steiner, an expert in the evolution and development of the immune system, was hosted by Brown during her recruitment visit to MIT and became the first female faculty member hired in the Department of Biology. “The idea of the department without him is ...


Does biology explain why men outnumber women in tech? | WTOP - WTOP

Does biology explain why men outnumber women in tech? | WTOP
WTOP
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Alice H. Eagly, Northwestern University.

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I like to fold it, fold it - Nature.com

Nature.com

I like to fold it, fold it
Nature.com
This collection of thousands of new stable miniproteins with diverse topologies may themselves have applications in synthetic biology, and the insights gleaned from the way their global and sequence determinants contribute to folding will be useful for ...


Lighting up neurons - Nature.com

Nature.com

Lighting up neurons
Nature.com
Calcium-specific fluorescent indicators have been used to identify activated neurons, but these reporters are only passive tools that allow experimentalists to observe, but not to perturb, neuronal activity, and do not enable the alteration of gene ...


The biology of color | Science - Science Magazine

Science Magazine

The biology of color | Science
Science Magazine
Animals live in a colorful world, but we rarely stop to think about how this color is produced and perceived, or how it evolved. Cuthill et al. review how color is ...
The biology of color | EurekAlert! Science NewsEurekAlert (press release)
Animal coloration research: On the threshold of a new era ...Science Daily

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A-level results 2017: Biology - Schools Week - Schools Week

Schools Week

A-level results 2017: Biology - Schools Week
Schools Week
Biology A-level results for 2017, compared with previous years.

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