Happy Valentine's Day!

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Painstaking scientific research has identified seven dating tips that could boost your chances on Valentine's Day ... including shouting in his right ear and scaring him witless.

Whether or not you have a Valentine this year, head on over to check out to my latest piece in The Guardian: Valentine's Day dating tips from lovestruck scientists.

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Great post! I sent this to my kids, who are all young and single. And I am sure that they are all committed to practicing Safe Science.