Latest Larry Young Stories

2009-02-12 07:00:00

According to Bianca Acevedo, a New York neuroscientist, love is in the head and not the heart.

2009-01-08 06:45:00

Having trouble with your marriage? Take a pill! Believe it or not, this could happen, says the researcher who is examining the chemical composition of love.

2005-07-19 13:29:40

As animal models go, the vole isn't near the top of the list. In fact, it wasn't even on the list until relatively recently. Not to be confused with the mole, a much smaller and scientifically less-interesting rodent, voles are about the size of hamsters, but more squat.

2005-06-09 19:39:01

A discovery that may someday help to explain human social behavior and disorders such as autism has been made in a species of pudgy rodents by researchers funded, in part, by the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and National Center for Research Resources (NCRR).

Word of the Day
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.