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hormones

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Need to sober up? A shot of the 'love hormone' could do the trick

Researchers from Australia and Germany find that buzzed mice treated with oxytocin act less drunk than normal. Could the findings have implications for sloshed humans?

By February 24, 2015

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Meet a marsupial that has 14-hour suicidal sex marathons

The dusky antechinus is endangered -- and not only because all the males die from the stress of having too much sex every year.

By June 2, 2015

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Scientists find natural hormone that counteracts marijuana high

Pregnenolone might be released by the body to fight the nice feelings created by pot. At least that's what French scientists believe.

By January 5, 2014

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Can getting high make you short? A new study raises the question

Technically Incorrect: A study out of Pakistan suggests a significant height difference between boys who regularly smoke pot before puberty and those who've never smoked it.

By May 19, 2015

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Projected lab-grown burger price has already dropped dramatically

The cost of the €250,000 burger grown in The Netherlands' Maastricht University would be dramatically lower if produced on a mass scale.

By April 6, 2015

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Tense? Video explains exactly what stress does to your body

The American Chemical Society's "Reactions" series looks at the effects adrenaline, norepinephrine and cortisol have on your body when stress takes over.

By April 2, 2015

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Smelling in stereo: Your dog does amazing things with its nose

While not technically color-blind, dogs have a very different way of seeing the world than humans. This TED video shows how dogs actually "see" the world not only with their eyes, but also their noses.

By February 2, 2015

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Peter Thiel takes HGH, plans to live until he's 120

The venture capitalist and libertarian offers that he takes HGH to boost his muscles and longevity. But why choose 120? Why not live forever?

By December 19, 2014

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'Pink slime' in burgers? McDonald's hires former MythBuster to find out

Beef patties pumped full of hormones, fillers and preservatives? Grant Imahara visits a food-processing plant to discover what exactly goes into a McDonald's burger.

By October 15, 2014

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Taqueria vending machine? Say hola to Burritobox

A Los Angeles gas station is home to a new kind of convenient fast food. Grab five varieties of burritos made with ingredients free from hormones or antibiotics at the "world's first burrito kiosk."

By January 10, 2014