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Secrets of the Y Chromosome

Natalie Angier New York Times
It’s not just what makes males into males. The sex chromosome also influences health in hidden ways, some experts believe, and may even explain why men have shorter life spans.

A Planet of Viruses

Carl Zimmer pangeaprogressredux
Viruses have been a part of our lives for so long, in fact, that we are actually part virus: the human genome contains more DNA from viruses than our own genes.

Why Do We Laugh?

Sabrina Stierwalt Scientific American
We laugh even before we can speak, but why? Science has some answers to the mystery of human laughter, and some of them might surprise you

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