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Women still face unfair pressure about having children

If you're a woman in your 20s or 30s, particularly if you're in a long-term relationship, you've probably been asked when you're going to have children. In the UK and many other countries, there is a clear societal expectation ...

'Love hormone' guides young songbirds in choice of 'voice coach'

Oxytocin, the so-called "love hormone," plays a key role in the process of how a young zebra finch learns to sing by imitating its elders, suggests a new study by neuroscientists at Emory University. Scientific Reports has ...

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A father is defined as a male parent of any type of offspring. The adjective "paternal" refers to father, parallel to "maternal" for mother. The verb "to father" means to procreate or to sire a child from which also derives the gerund "fathering".

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