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Nipples seem useless in men – so why do they have them?

Nipples seem useless in men – so why do they have them?

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Males and females do, in fact, start from the same genetic blueprint. Embryos, in their first weeks, develop structures with ...
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Evolutionary quirk: Humans are defined by ‘singular vulnerability’ to heart attacks

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There are many things that set us humans apart from other species: large brains, bipedalism, a predilection for puns. But ...
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Fecal transplant industry needs a lot of ‘quality’ poop. Where does it come from?

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To reset the microbiome, the best medicine comes from the last place you’d expect: a fecal transplant, in which a ...
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