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Pre-birth exposure to high levels of the male sex hormone testosterone has already been shown to confer evolutionary advantages for men: strength of sex drive, sperm count, cardiovascular efficiency and spatial awareness, for example.
A new study in the Journal of Communication links verbal aggression to prenatal testosterone exposure.
Biologists at the University of Florida have found a reason why men's ring fingers are generally longer than their index fingers — and why the reverse usually holds true for women.
Women find men whose ring fingers are longer than their index fingers more attractive.
A new study from Utrecht and Cambridge Universities has for the first time found that an administration of testosterone under the tongue in volunteers negatively affects a person's ability to 'mind read', an indication of empathy.
Men who have an index finger that is longer than their ring finger have a lower risk of developing prostate cancer, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Potential investors might wish to examine the fingers of their financial advisor prior to signing over any savings.
Researchers have identified a group of traders consistently able to outperform the market, even during the credit crisis.
The hormones, called androgens, are important in the development of masculine characteristics such as aggression and strength.
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