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James G. Pfaus

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Who's Afraid of the Vagina-Brain Connection?

James G. Pfaus | Posted September 14, 2012

A curious dialogue has developed with the publication of Naomi Wolf's Vagina: A New Biography, one hellbent on poking holes in her central theme that the connection between the vagina and the brain influences a woman's mood and creativity.
Jasmeet Sidhu

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Should Sex Selection of Embryos Be Regulated in the United States?

Jasmeet Sidhu | Posted September 14, 2012

Many expectant parents often joke about having a gender preference for their as yet unborn child: a boy, perhaps, to go to baseball games with dad, or a girl, to one day see her in a wedding dress. But what if those preferences could become a choice?
William T. Talman, MD

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What Will I Be When I Grow Up?

William T. Talman, MD | Posted September 14, 2012

Absent a commitment by our government to the direct support of basic biomedical research, our country will be unable to inspire young people to choose science as a career and will lose the ideas those young people could bring to future discovery.
Dr. Elaine Schattner

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New Findings on X-Ray Risks Pose Dilemma for Young Women Prone to Developing Breast Cancer

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted September 14, 2012

Last week delivered some disconcerting news for people with a specific, strong inherited high risk for developing cancer.
Victor Stenger

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The Disappointing Higgs and Sterile Neutrinos

Victor Stenger | Posted September 14, 2012

So far, the Higgs boson has been a disappointment. Of course, it was a major discovery that generated worldwide attention.
Dane Steele Green

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Something Special In The Air: The Future Of Commercial Air Travel

Dane Steele Green | Posted September 14, 2012

Take note: you may be seeing, and sitting, in one these sooner than you think. Is it a brave, new world or what?