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July 31, 2013
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Evolution of monogamy in humans the result of infanticide risk

The threat of infants being killed by unrelated males is the key driver of monogamy in humans and other primates.  The study by academics from UCL, University of Manchester, University of Oxford and University of Auckland, is the first to … Continue reading

March 21, 2013
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Male lions use ambush hunting strategy

Washington, D.C.— It has long been believed that male lions are dependent on females when it comes to hunting. But new evidence suggests that male lions are, in fact, very successful hunters in their own right. A new report from … Continue reading

March 14, 2013
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Female Lemurs Play It Safe, Live Longer, Study Suggests

Females of a little-known primate from the rainforests of Madagascar have been known to outlive their male peers by many years, despite no obvious differences in hormone levels or lifestyle. A team led by a UA anthropologist has found the … Continue reading

February 13, 2013
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Bisphenol A Affects Sex-Specific Reproductive Behaviors in a Monogamous Animal Species, Says MU Researcher

Animal Findings Suggest That Gender May Also Influence Chemical Exposure Risks for Humans COLUMBIA, Mo. — Parents, teachers and psychologists know boys and girls behave differently. However, that difference isn’t taken into account by most methods used to assess the … Continue reading

December 9, 2011
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UK Mums Are Keen Online Shoppers

*comScore Releases Overview of European Internet Usage for October 2011* LONDON, UK, 9 December 2011 – comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of internet usage in Europe, showing 376.6 million unique visitors went … Continue reading

December 8, 2011
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Female Fish Choose Attractive Friends to Avoid Attention

Scientists have observed a strategy for females to avoid unwanted male attention: choosing more attractive friends. Published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the study is the first to show females spending time with those more sexually … Continue reading

June 5, 2011
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Again, but Faster! The Spectacular Courtship Dance of a Tiny Bird

A small male bird called a golden-collared manakin performs a difficult, elaborate, physically demanding courtship dance. In new research, life scientists report that female golden-collared manakins select mates based on subtle differences in motor performance during these dances. “The male … Continue reading

January 17, 2011
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Facing the Migraine

Migraines are a chronic brain condition characterized by attacks of a throbbing headache, of medium or strong intensity, possibly associated with nausea, vomiting, photophobia and intolerance to sounds (phonophobia). In about a third of cases, seizures are accompanied by neurological … Continue reading