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Courtship

On Valentine's Day, it's good to know that humans aren't the only creatures who court: fruit flies fall in love too! Scientists have taken an important step toward understanding human mating behavior by showing that certain of their genes become activated when they interact with the opposite sex, meaning that courtship behaviors may be far more...
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Can Love Last?

Can science prove that romantic love can last? A new study compared the brains of long-term married and in love individuals with individuals who had recently fallen in love and discovered highly similar brain activity in regions associated with reward, motivation and "wanting...
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