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Why do men have nipples'
Because we are mammals and blessed with body hair, three middle ear bones, and the ability to nourish our young with milk that females produce in modified sweat glands called mammary glands. Although females have the mammary glands, we all start out in a similar way in the embryo. During development, the embryo follows a female template until about six weeks, when the male sex chromosome kicks in for a male embryo. The embryo then begins to develop all of its male characteristics. Men are thus left with nipples and also with some breast tissue ...  | Read.. 
 
Is global warming a myth'
Is global warming nonsense' That’s what best selling author Michael Crichton in his new book State of Fear argues. Crichton debunks the theory that rapid climate change is being driven by a build up of human-produced carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. With that he joins the thousands of dissenting voices on the subject. Get on the internet and you stare at a brave and often not prudent world of disbelievers. ...  | Read.. 
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Top US scientists at federal health institutes, universities, and drug companies report that they are witnessing a surge of interest in finding treatments for viral infections ' fuelled in part by fears of a global flu epidemic. ...  | Read.. 
 
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When men ‘pause’ too
An unconcious struggle over nutrients
Test-tube technique can ruin pregnancy
Sprint averts diabetes
No alternative to exercise
Obese men are crash prone
QED: New-age terrorism
Chris Patten , Oxford University’s chancellor, stealthily tiptoed his way past a recent march in support of animal research. He refused to take to the podium and stay long. Why all this caution' The university’s press office says, “Ther ...  | Read.. 
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