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To sea or not to sea: When it comes to salmon sex, size sometimes doesn't matter
...in Idaho in which an occasional male stays put and matures
when only 6 inches long ?that is, he's able to fertilize eggs at even that diminutive size, says Thomas P. Quinn, University of Washington professor of aquatic and fishery sciences and author of a recently released book, "The Behavior and Ecology of ...
Neanderthal teeth grew no faster than comparable modern humans'
...ded period of childhood growth, during which brain matures
both in size and through experiences. Some earlier hominids matured far more quickly than modern humans. "The question is when exactly did that pattern of development evolve in the growth of humans," she said. ...
Cortex matures faster in youth with highest IQ
...cells, neurons, and their connections as the brain matures
and becomes more efficient during the teen years. "People with very agile minds tend to have a very agile cortex," said Shaw. The NIMH researchers are following-up with a search for gene variants that might be linked to the newly discovered trajec...
Aggression-related gene weakens brain's impulse control circuits
...hering of unused neuronal connections as the brain matures
and becomes more efficient, speculates Meyer-Lindenberg. The researchers then looked at effects on brain activity using functional MRI (fMRI) scans. While performing a task matching emotionally evocative pictures ?angry and fearful faces ?subjects...