Archive: 08/26/2008

Men defy stereotypes in defining masculinity

Contrary to stereotypes about sexual performance and masculinity, men interviewed in a large international study reported that being seen as honorable, self-reliant and respected was more important to their ...

Aug 26, 2008
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Men defy stereotypes in defining masculinity

Contrary to stereotypes about sexual performance and masculinity, men interviewed in a large international study reported that being seen as honorable, self-reliant and respected was more important to their idea of masculinity ...

Aug 26, 2008
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Study of islands reveals surprising extinction results

It's no secret that humans are having a huge impact on the life cycles of plants and animals. UC Santa Barbara's Steven D. Gaines and fellow researcher Dov Sax decided to test that theory by studying the world's far-flung ...

Aug 26, 2008
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DNA Barcodes: Are They Always Accurate?

(PhysOrg.com) -- DNA barcoding is a movement to catalog all life on earth by a simple standardized genetic tag, similar to stores labeling products with unique barcodes. The effort promises foolproof food ...

Aug 26, 2008
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Trying on clothes in a magic mirror

(PhysOrg.com) -- Wouldn’t it be nice if we could shop for clothes without constantly having to try them on in the fitting room? The vision could soon become a reality thanks to the “virtual mirror” presented by Fraunhofer ...

Aug 26, 2008
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