October 29, 2010 The Sciences Homosexuality is a lifestyle choice. Or so religious conservatives would have us believe. But liberalism is in our genes. Or so researchers at the University of California, San Diego, and Harvard University would have us believe... John Horgan December 1, 2016 Biology A new battle over sexual orientation Michael Shermer Scientific American Volume 315, Issue 6 10.1038/scientificamerican1216-84 Originally published as "Born This Way" in Scientific American Volume 315, Issue 6 August 29, 2019 Biology Analysis of half a million people suggests genetics may have a limited contribution to sexual orientation Sara Reardon June 16, 2008 Mind Brain scans provide evidence that sexual orientation is biological Nikhil Swaminathan December 24, 2013 Health Middle-aged to elderly adults with no history of exercising still saw significant health benefits from even small additions of regular physical activity to their schedules. Dina Fine Maron reports... August 9, 2010 The Sciences Good news is rare these days, so I'd like to take a moment to celebrate last week's decision by a federal judge that Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage, is unconstitutional... John Horgan May 3, 2012 Mind It’s been a decade since al-Qaida flew planes into the soaring World Trade Center and the seemingly impenetrable Pentagon. The passengers of the hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 bravely fought back and thwarted hijackers’ plans to hit the U.S... Reut Rory Cohen November 1, 1995 Mind Doubts arise over research on the biology of homosexuality John Horgan November 1995 10.1038/scientificamerican1195-26a October 4, 2013 Cross-Check Last spring, I kicked up a kerfuffle by proposing that research on race and intelligence, given its potential for exacerbating discrimination, should be banned. John Horgan May 1, 1994 Mind Two pieces of evidence, a structure within the human brain and a genetic link, point to a biological component for male homosexuality Dean H. Hamer and Simon LeVay May 1994 10.1038/scientificamerican0594-44 January 7, 2014 Cross-Check “What does woman want?” Freud once whined. Turns out quite a few women want fantasy sex with T. rex, Sasquatch or a boar-headed god. John Horgan February 1, 2013 The Sciences Letters to the editor from the October 2012 issue of Scientific American Scientific American Volume 308, Issue 2 10.1038/scientificamerican0213-8 Originally published as "Letters" in Scientific American Volume 308, Issue 2 June 1, 1997 The Sciences A mutant gene alters the sexual behavior of fruit flies John Horgan June 1997 10.1038/scientificamerican0697-26 December 1, 1994 The Sciences December 1994 10.1038/scientificamerican1294-124 June 1, 1993 The Sciences Scientists are linking genes to a host of complex human disorders and traits, but just how valid--and useful--are these findings? John Horgan June 1993 10.1038/scientificamerican0693-122 Support Science Journalism
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