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Dads With Smaller Testes More Likely To Be Involved In Parenting
2013-09-10 08:22:13

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Emory University, aimed at determining why some fathers invest more energy in parenting than others, has discovered that the size of a man's testicles make a difference. The findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), reveal that men with smaller testes are more likely to be involved in the hands-on care of their toddlers. As they look at photos of their own children, the study...

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2011-04-06 08:25:33

By Carol Clark, Emory University It's been a puzzle why our two closest living primate relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos, have widely different social traits, despite belonging to the same genus. Now, a comparative analysis of their brains shows neuroanatomical differences that may be responsible for these behaviors, from the aggression more typical of chimpanzees to the social tolerance of bonobos. "What's remarkable is that the data appears to match what we know about the human brain and...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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