A Love for Science
This February, delve into the science behind attraction, love, mating, and even romance-associated foods with unique Academy resources and events.
Published February 11, 2013
February—the month of romance—is upon us, and the Academy has a plethora of events and resources to whet your appetite for love. Interested in planning a romantic evening complete with a decadent dessert course? Impress your date by choosing options that are both delicious and good for you with a little help from the eBriefing The Science Behind the Hype: Resveratrol in Wine & Chocolate.
If you're not into elaborate Valentine's Day plans, provide yourself with a fun distraction from all the V-day hype with the podcast Dinosaur Sex (yes, you read that correctly). Author Brian Switek discusses a rather unique area of expertise—dinosaur sex lives and the science behind them. Switek will be a panelist at the upcoming Science & the City event on February 12—see below for more information on this event and other great resources that blur the line between love and science.
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