Voles in the news
Studying the chemistry of love and the science of attraction.
Emory News Center, February 6, 2013
Tibetan Monks Tackle Science in the Indian Hills
Fox News, July 3, 2012
Larry Young at Nobel Conference 47
Nobel Conference 47, October 4, 2011
"Your Cheating Heart" Clip 1 Clip 2
Dateline NBC, first aired May 8, 2009
Your Brain on Love. MP3 Interview starts at 16:30.
"Quirks and Quarks" on CBC Radio, February 14, 2009
Dying for love? Brain cocktail might help.
MSNBC, February 12, 2009
Anti-love drug may be ticket to bliss.
The New York Times, January 12, 2009
Is love just a chemical cocktail?
BBC News, January 7, 2009
Does this explain muskrat love? PDF
The Los Angeles Times, October 16, 2008, 2008
Study finds brain chemical linked to grief. PDF
Reuters, October 15, 2008
Grieving voles hint at why human relationships last. PDF
NewScientist.com, October 15, 2008
Couples & Chemistry.
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, September 2, 2008
Marriage Woes? Husband's Genes May Be At Fault.
NPR, All Things Considered, September 2, 2008
'Bonding Gene' Could Help Men Stay Married.
The Washington Post, September 1, 2008
Is fidelity in our genes? MP3
Scientific American podcast, September 1, 2008
Search for potential autism treatments turns to 'trust hormone.' PDF
Nature Medicine, April 2008
DNA of Voles May Hint at Why Some Fathers Shirk Duties.
The New York Times, June 10, 2005
In voles, a little extra DNA makes for faithful mates. (Elizabeth Pennisi) PDF
News of the Week in Science, June 10, 2005
Born To Be Wild? MOV
CNN News story, July 12, 2004
Monologue from David Letterman Show. MP3
June 17, 2004
The ties that bind. (Melvin Konner, Ph.D.) PDF
Essay in Nature, June 17, 2004
Neurobiology: Why voles stick together. (Evan Balaban, Ph.D.) PDF
News and Views in Nature, June 17, 2004
Lotharios tamed by brain protein.
Nature News, June 17, 2004
DNA tweak turns vole mates into soul mates.
The Los Angeles Times, June 17, 2004
Gene treatment stops frisky voles being love rats.
Time Online, June 17, 2004
BBC Interview: Larry Young, Ph.D. MP3
June 16, 2004
Scientists find rodent monogamy gene.
CNN, June 16, 2004
The Science of Love: I get a kick out of you.
The Economist, Feb. 12, 2004