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Scientists mull evolutionary role of “sexual regret”

In the largest study to date on regret surrounding sexual activity, a team of researchers have found a stark contrast in remorse between men and women. The work, published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior, reveals new insights into the evolutionary history of human nature. “Prior sex researchers have focused primarily on the emotion of […]

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Prions Role In Evolution Revealed

An incorrect change in a molecule’s shape when a protein misfolds can lead to diseases including Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s. But scientists have discovered that misfolded proteins can have a positive effect in yeast, helping cells navigate natural selection by expressing a variety of hidden genetic traits. And at the center of this process is a […]

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