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Fake pleasure
Evolutionary scientists have never had difficulty explaining the male orgasm, closely tied as it is to reproduction. But the Darwinian logic behind the female orgasm has remained elusive. Women can have sexual intercourse and even become pregnant ' doing their part for the perpetuation of the specie...  | Read.. 
Way beyond the sun
After nearly 28 years of touring the giant planets and beyond, NASAís Voyager 1 has now reached the outermost antechamber of the solar sys ...  | Read.. 
Female spidersí choosy mating
Female Australian redback spiders have a unique advantage when it comes to choosing who will be fathering their offspring, says a study published in t ...  | Read.. 
Keplerís fantasy realised
At the dawn of the scientific revolution, the German astronomer Johannes Kepler was struck by a vision. Pondering the distances between the planets, h ...  | Read.. 
Leda and the Swan, a painting on female sexuality
Fake pleasure
Deciding spot
Solar storms
Odour path
Big leap forward
Wealth lost
Challenging Nobel
Click and connect
A few months ago, some friends in Austin, Texas, were dining out when the talk turned to the NCAA menís basketball tournament. Someone asked, When does the first round start' No one knew. ...  | Read.. 
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Distorted view
My husband, Richard, now 72, was 11 when an eye examination at school revealed that the acuity in his left eye was a mere 20/200, far less than the 20/40 in his...  | Read.. 
 
Mental gym
Honeymoon advantage
Just like a good old detective
No-cure, no-pay model for drug marketeers
Laughter an asthma trigger
Swab test for gene defects
Kids canít be fooled
QED: Saga of the zombies
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has said that home computer-users who are unwittingly spewing out spam ' unsolicited, scrap e-mails in bulk ' should be disconnected from the Internet until...  | Read.. 
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