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Latest Sexual selection Stories

2013-08-16 10:09:08

The essence of male beauty is down to the way males use their genes rather than what genes they have.

Sexuality Bonobo Female Dominance
2013-07-16 08:36:25

A new study has analyzed the dominance relations between male and female wild bonobos, taking particular interest in the high social status of some females, a rarity among most mammals.

2013-07-10 10:34:21

Some people possess a small number of cells in their bodies that are not genetically their own; this condition is known as microchimerism.

2013-06-11 11:12:09

Females play a larger role in determining paternity than previously thought.

Chin Preference Changes Across Several Populations
2013-04-15 18:51:55

A new study published in PLOS One suggests facial preferences across different populations vary.

Mother Deer Protect Their Future Dominant Males While They Are Still In The Womb
2013-03-07 14:09:05

A new Brigham Young University (BYU) study has delved into the longstanding debate of “Nature versus Nurture,” proving that dominant male deer are often the result of a mother’s extra special care.

DNA Reveals Mating Patterns Of Endangered Sea Turtles
2013-02-04 09:21:46

Many animals spend their lives living in remote or inaccessible areas of the planet, so understanding their various habits can require some ingenuity from the various scientists who study them.

Determining Sexual Selection In Extinct Species
2013-01-30 08:11:48

According to a new study in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution, determining if certain extinct animals had sexually selective traits is possible, despite the fact that we cannot observe their behavior.

Aggression And Face Shape Not Linked
2013-01-26 06:32:55

An international research group, led by the University of Barcelona, has found there is no evidence to support the association between facial shape and aggression in men.

Male Finches Fake Their Song For Foreign Females
2012-12-19 12:23:34

British researchers have found that male finches will use their birdsongs like their human counterpart use an out-of-date Facebook profile picture – to trick a potential mate into thinking they are more physically fit than they actually are.


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