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Wed, 21st Nov 2012

Do menstrual cycles synchronise? And if so why?

A typical mechanical analog stopwatch. (c) Hydrargyrum

Do menstrual cycles synchronise for women who live together? If so, is there any evolutionary reason for this?

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  • Do menstrual cycles synchronise?

    Hi naked scientists. Thank you for your awesome podcast. I would like to know if there is a scientific or evolutionary reason that women's menstrual cycles synch up when living together. Michele & Jesse Padberg Dixon, New Mexico



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