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Latest Sexual selection Stories

2011-05-27 13:37:04

How females select their sexual partners is a matter of more than passing concern to a large number of males.

2011-05-16 15:59:15

Aggressive male mating behavior might well be a successful reproductive strategy for the individual but it can drive the species to extinction.

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2011-04-28 09:22:03

Male peacock tail plumage and courtship antics likely influence their success at attracting and mating with females.

2011-04-07 13:57:24

Female deer do not always choose the bigger and dominant males to mate with, scientists from Queen Mary, University of London and Hartpury College have found.

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2011-02-22 10:03:51

Polygamy practiced by some 19th century Mormon men had the curious effect of suppressing the overall offspring numbers of Mormon women in plural marriages.

2011-02-01 21:51:50

Mate guarding is classified as excessive or unwarranted jealous or protective behavior towards a spouse or mate.

2010-12-23 17:31:03

When prowling for a hook up, it's not always the good-looker who gets the girl.

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2010-11-25 08:32:37

You may think of your love for your mate as the noble emotion of a pure heart, but some primitive parts of your brain are taking a decidedly more pragmatic approach to the subject, according to Stanford biologists.

2010-11-15 16:52:07

Evidence from Disneyland suggests that human creativity may have evolved not in response to sexual selection as some scientists believe but as a way to help parents bond with their children and to pass on traditions and cultural knowledge.

2010-10-01 14:30:27

Our ideal image of the perfect partner differs greatly from our real-life partner.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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