Robot Workers May Change Prejudices, Hormonal Changes in Dads-to-Be, and How Salamanders Regrow Their Limbs

Learn about why a rising robot workforce may make humans less prejudiced towards other people; how studying a salamander that can regrow lost limbs could help us figure out how to help humans heal faster; and hormonal changes that happen in dads-to-be. 

A rising robot workforce may make humans less prejudiced by Kelsey Donk

Can knowing how salamanders regrow their limbs help humans do the same? by Andrea Michelson

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Dads-to-Be Experience Hormonal Changes, Too by Ashley Hamer 

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