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Barbara Quinn, On Nutrition: Those ranch animals need more calories in the winter, not humans – Monterey Herald

Now that I’m living on a ranch, I’ve realized something. It’s all about nutrition! Yesterday, I walked my horse into the barn to feed him some extra nourishment for these colder days. There to greet us were seven hungry barn cats…anxious for their breakfast as well. Maybe it’s just my perspective but it certainly seems… Read More »

Scientists can now manipulate sperm to determine the sex of cattle. Will they do it with humans?

Sperm can be segregated into male and female, scientists have shown for the first time in a breakthrough experts say could have “disruptive social consequences” if applied to humans. Japanese researchers discovered that sperm bearing the X chromosome, which generates a female when it joins with the X chromosome of an egg, carries molecules which… Read More »

Pain signaling in humans more rapid than previously known

Pain signals can travel as fast as touch signals, according to a new study from researchers at Linköping University in Sweden, Liverpool John Moores University in the UK, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the US. The discovery of a rapid pain-signalling system challenges our current understanding of pain. The study is published… Read More »