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The advantage of changing sex in fish population recovery

Humans eat a lot of fish, in some areas of the world making up an essential part of our diet. Fishing can sometimes deplete fish populations to the point where the fish have difficulty reproducing and growing their numbers ...

Research lifts the lid on the influence of pornography

Society needs a more critical, nuanced, and gendered understanding of pornography in the digital age, says Samantha Keene, who graduates with a Ph.D. in Criminology from Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington ...

Record-size sex chromosome found in two bird species

Researchers in Sweden and the UK have discovered the largest known avian sex chromosome. The giant chromosome was created when four chromosomes fused together into one, and has been found in two species of lark.

Tinder is a waste of time for most people

Dating apps won't help you much if your goal is to have more relationships. You would probably succeed just as well—or poorly—without it.

Hormone clue to snail shells' spiral

An enzyme that makes the male sex hormones has unravelled a fresh clue about how snail shells come to be curly. 

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