Amy Jantz

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This peptide may explain female sexual behavior

A new study finds that a particular peptide — kisspeptin — plays a vital role in female sexual behavior. It could open the door to better treatments …

Weird: Naked Mole Rats Don't Die of Old Age

Just when it seemed the naked mole rat couldn't get any weirder, it turns out the buck-toothed, bare-skinned rodents don't even age.<p>Unlike literally …

Biology

Lefties, you should feel very special

Only 1 in 10 humans are left handed. So why does it happen at all?<p>In graduate school, I earned beer money by modeling for life drawing classes in various art departments. (Don’t judge, grad school doesn’t pay well and beer isn’t free.) In the long hours standing around, I would survey the room and …

Biology

The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

Studies suggest the Y chromosome is on its way out, so what does that mean for the future of the human race?<p>The Y chromosome may be a symbol of …

Genetics

Polish Sweet or Savory Crepes (Thin Naleśniki) Recipe

Polish <i>naleśniki</i> (nah-lesh-NEE-kee) are crepe-like pancakes that can be made thin, as in this recipe, or thick as in this Polish crepe recipe.<p>This …

Hungarian Sweet Pancakes (Palacsinta) Recipe

Hungarian palascinta are paper-thin pancakes served rolled or folded into triangles with fruit fillings, ground nuts or whipped cream. When they are …