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Applied Evolutionary Psychology
How evolutionary psychology can improve the quality of life.
Can Semen Treat Depression?
Can Semen Treat Depression?
The Science Behind Body Shape and Attraction.
The Science Behind Physique and Attraction.
Good genes, bad genes, and the impact of genetic technology on human evolution
Good genes, bad genes, and the impact of genetic technology on human evolution.

Joon Yun

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Insurance works (when it works) by sharing risk, providing a safety net that makes everyone more secure. But not everyone has the same risk, so it turns out to be a better deal for some than for others. >>Read More
Post: October 22, 2013 8:00 pm, Source: Joshmitteldorf.scienceblog.com  Comments (1) Views (3496)
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While scientists increasingly have become interested in publicizing science and publishing popular books, media have played important roles in translating science from the field or laboratory to the public domain. Thus, scientists, media, and the public flanked by industry, business, and government define the consortium of producers, consumers, and sponsors of discovery. >>Read More
Post: June 21, 2013 10:13 am, Source: TVOL Exclusive  Comments (9) Views (2921)
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We are not biologically identical to our Paleolithic predecessors, nor do we have access to the foods they ate. And deducing dietary guidelines from modern foraging societies is difficult because they vary so much by geography, season and opportunity. >>Read More
Post: June 6, 2013 9:18 am, Source: Scientific American  Comments (0) Views (1410)
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Wherever humans have gone in the world, they have carried with them two things, language and fire. As they traveled through tropical forests they hoarded the precious embers of old fires and sheltered them from downpours. >>Read More
Post: May 29, 2013 11:47 pm, Source: Smithsonian   Comments (0) Views (1407)
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Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) demonstrate that some variants in our genes that could put a person at risk for inflammatory diseases such as multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease or rheumatoid arthritis, have been the target of natural selection over the course of human history. >>Read More
Post: March 22, 2013 3:34 pm, Source: Science Daily  Comments (0) Views (826)
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Evolution may have catapulted humans to the top of the food chain but it also landed us with bad backs, dropped arches and impacted wisdom teeth, according to scientists. >>Read More
Post: February 15, 2013 4:02 pm, Source: The Telegraph  Comments (0) Views (938)
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From the point of view of the selfish gene, creatures are supposed to drop dead as soon as they lose the power to reproduce. A man can make babies his whole life, even if the sperm of his old age lacks vigor and genetic fidelity. >>Read More
Post: January 30, 2013 12:07 pm, Source: New Republic   Comments (2) Views (1086)

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