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Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD
Dogs suffer from almost every psychiatric disorder that afflicts humans, except one - schizophrenia. Evolutionary genetics explains why.
Vitamin B12's metabolic reach includes DNA synthesis, hemoglobin production, & nerve function. Perhaps that's why body stores are huge relative to daily intake.
You likely don't need to worry about getting cancer because 2/3 of us will remain cancer-free during our lifetimes. Cancer research helps us to understand why.
For much of history, the color purple was hard to get leading the elite to keep the color for themselves. Then came the age of enlightenment
What makes humans different from animals? Exploring the answer to this question has led researchers to make some fascinating discoveries.
Dog behavior has been shaped by millennia of contact with humans. So it shouldn't surprise us that they have personality traits similar but not identical to our own.
A remarkable study of the genomics and behavior of honeybees has revealed important insights into human behavior and metabolism.
Before you take lecithin supplements, you should weigh the lack of credible evidence of benefits against scientific literature suggesting safety concerns.
Scientific experiments help elucidate the evolution of music from a meaningless jumble of sounds into a more coherent form of human communication.
A scientist explores what we can learn about fatherhood from the science of the brain, hormones, and behavior. Read more!
The hairy penis occurs in chimpanzees and male mammals of other lower species. How it disappeared during the evolution of man is a fascinating story.
Belief in alternative facts is the hallmark of the post-factual world. It arises from our tribal nature and is very difficult to change.