Archive: 9/08/2010

Competing for a mate can shorten lifespan

"Love stinks!" the J. Geils band told the world in 1980, and while you can certainly argue whether or not this tender and ineffable spirit of affection has a downside, working hard to find it does. It may even shorten your ...

dateAug 09, 2010 in Other
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Cracking open a cell biology mystery

Two billion years ago somewhere in the primordial soup, one of our single-cell ancestors made a quick lunch out of another. But, in a moment of evolutionary serendipity, the would-be prey worked out a "win-win" symbiotic ...

dateAug 09, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Stress gets under our skin

Everyone experiences social stress, whether it is nervousness over a job interview, difficulty meeting people at parties, or angst over giving a speech. In a new report, UCLA researchers have discovered that how your brain ...

dateAug 09, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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