MHC you later

This response submitted by Lauren Matus, Michael Bush ( at 10:55 pm on 2/7/00. Additions were last made on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Section: Cummins

What you have here is good, and quite interesting-- i like to think a lot about the pragmatics when it comes to anything like this where things seem so ambiguous.

The ability and propensity for females to "sniff out" members of the opposite sex with complimentary MHC levels really strikes me: How well was the study done? What sort of surveys or studies might you think about doing for the project?, and one thing I think I'd like to know is, what is MHC? What is its function both within and outside of acting as some sort of pheromone or factor in olfactory attraction? In other words, what purpose does it serve in the human body?

I'm very interested to see what type of field research you come up with (i.e. how well that twin survey works out, etc.)

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