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Is depression byproduct of our ability to fight infection?

March 2nd, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Depression which clouds the prospects of millions of people worldwide may actually be 'hard-wired' into our brains to combat disease, a study reveals.The radical new theory ... Read more...

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You are what your father ate

December 24th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) Environmental influences, including diet, that a father experiences can be transmitted to his offspring, "reprogramming" the latter's genes. A study has thrown up new evidence that environmental ... Read more...

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Being careful about the future is in our genes

May 28th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Humans are genetically programmed to care about the long-term future, say researchers.Lead researcher Dr Peter Sozou, of the University of Warwick's Medical School and the London School of ... Read more...

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Do men compulsively overspend to attract sex, women?

December 9th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Do men compulsively overspend to attract women, eventually making babies, something that has been existing for tens of thousands of years?The answer is yes, according to Daniel Kruger, ... Read more...

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Men overspend to attract mates

December 9th, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, December 9 (ANI): A study from the University of Michigan suggests that men overspend to attract mates. Lead researcher Daniel Kruger, an assistant research scientist in the School of Public ... Read more...

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