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2015-04-08 15:58:45

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.

2012-11-29 13:07:45

A new study in the Journal of Communication links verbal aggression to prenatal testosterone exposure.

Why Men Ring Fingers Are Longer Than Their Index Fingers
2011-09-06 06:46:38

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.

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2011-04-20 10:48:28

Women find men whose ring fingers are longer than their index fingers more attractive.

2011-02-09 13:26:20

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.

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2010-12-30 06:05:00

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.

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2010-11-09 14:15:04

Potential investors might wish to examine the fingers of their financial advisor prior to signing over any savings.

2009-11-25 13:29:00

Researchers have identified a group of traders consistently able to outperform the market, even during the credit crisis.

2009-11-04 13:54:41

The hormones, called androgens, are important in the development of masculine characteristics such as aggression and strength.


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  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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