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Exposure to Chemical from Babies Linked to Aggression
A study finds that the odorless compound hexadecanal, or HEX, increases aggressive behavior in women but has a calming effect on men.
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Exposure to Chemical from Babies Linked to Aggression
Exposure to Chemical from Babies Linked to Aggression

A study finds that the odorless compound hexadecanal, or HEX, increases aggressive behavior in women but has a calming effect on men.

A study finds that the odorless compound hexadecanal, or HEX, increases aggressive behavior in women but has a calming effect on men.

ABOVE: © ISTOCK.COM, IA_64
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