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Latest Sex ratio Stories

2013-10-08 11:41:12

Modern ultrasound technology and economic pressure leads to female fetuses in the Ballabgarh area of northern India being aborted more often than male fetuses.

Mammals Choose Sex Of Their Babies To Promote Life
2013-07-11 12:57:38

Mammals are able to "choose" the sex of their offspring in order to beat the odds and produce extra grandchildren, according to a study published in the journal PLoS ONE.

More Female Bats Born When Spring Comes Early
2012-05-07 03:14:01

There must be something in the warm breeze. A study on bats by a University of Calgary researcher suggests that bats produce twice as many female babies as male ones in years when spring comes early.

2012-04-16 22:21:08

Mothers born in India but living in Canada are significantly more likely to have male babies for their second and third births compared with women in Canada.

Turtles' Mating Habits Protect Against Effects Of Climate Change
2012-01-26 04:48:31

The mating habits of marine turtle may help to protect them against the effects of climate change, according to new research led by the University of Exeter.

2012-01-12 21:37:35

The perception that women are scarce leads men to become impulsive, save less, and increase borrowing.

2012-01-09 13:17:11

Females influence the gender of their offspring so they inherit either their mother's or grandfather's qualities.

2011-03-14 15:09:14

In the next 20 years in large parts of China and India, there will be a 10% to 20% excess of young men because of sex selection and this imbalance will have societal repercussions.

2010-12-22 19:16:00

Most Australians do not approve of IVF or abortion for sex-selection purposes, and most do not think a hypothetical blue or pink pill to select the sex of a child should be legal, a new study has found.

2010-08-09 14:58:38

"Love stinks!" the J. Geils band told the world in 1980, and while you can certainly argue whether or not this tender and ineffable spirit of affection has a downside, working hard to find it does.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.