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Elaborate plumage due to testosterone?

(PhysOrg.com) -- In many bird species males have a more elaborate plumage than females. This elaborate plumage is often used to signal body condition, to intimidate rivals or to attract potential mates. In ...

dateOct 21, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Natural-born consumers

What do fast-food restaurants have in common? Why are women more likely to become compulsive shoppers and men more likely to become addicted to pornography? Why do men's testosterone levels rise when they ...

dateJun 29, 2011 in Social Sciences
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The double-edged sword of dominance

A study of chimpanzees has revealed that dominant animals with higher testosterone levels tend to suffer from an increased burden of parasites. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal BioPsychoSocial Me ...

dateDec 09, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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What are the symptoms of male menopause?

EU-funded scientists have identified the symptoms behind late-onset hypogonadism or 'male menopause', a rare condition that affects 2% of men. Nine symptoms were linked for the first time to low testosterone ...

dateJul 05, 2010 in Medical research
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