Mammals Suck... Milk!
This blog will showcase and synthesize (pun intended!) the MANY awesome advances currently occurring in milk research from the molecule to the organism to the population to the taxon, with implications for nutrition, medicine, psychology, and evolutionary biology.
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adapted from art by Tracy A. Heath, Matt Martyniuk, Sarah Werning, via Phylopic!Mammal March Madness Begins MARCH 10th!In honor of the NCAA College Basketball March Madness Championship Tournament, Mammals Suck is featuring *simulated* combat competition among mammals. 2013 was the inaugural year of Mammal March Madness but this year we are BACK, bigger, broader, and better than ever. Seriously- we have way bigger mammals this time, we include non-mammal competitors, AND we […]
On Thursday en route to Denver to hang out with some super awesome peeps during their Lactation Project Program Retreat, the newest study to be sensationalized in the manufactured, media-fueled mommy wars exploded across my twitter & facebook. In a FB thread, Melanie Martin was making some great points so I invited her to write a guest post for Mammals Suck.(in this case, ewoks might provide added value... for ONCE!)About Melanie, in her own words: "I’m a biological anthropologist who […]
After specifically correcting reporters yesterday during our interview I have been hideously mis-represented in the Daily Mail. I won't even link to their article because eff them.Italics- their "reporting""Dr Katie Hinde, from Harvard, says formula milk should be gender-specific"NOT EVEN CLOSE. I said that there is emerging evidence that the "biological recipe" for milk for sons and daughters may be different in some species and at some times. This motivates doing more research to better […]
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