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Herpes viruses infected our ancient ancestors

New York Times | 
About two-thirds of people are infected with one of two herpes simplex viruses, oral (HSV-1) or genital (HSV-2). New research ...

Male sensitivity written in the genes

New York Times | 
In human development, certain genes act as master switches, ensuring that we are born with similar attributes (one head, two ...

Spatial skills may be an early sign of creativity

New York Times | 
A gift for spatial reasoning—the kind that may inspire a child to dismantle a clock—may be a greater predictor of ...
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