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June 16, 2014

 

A Lego skeleton splashes down in water

A Skeleton Is Worth A Thousand Words

It's tricky business, but there's a lot you can figure out from a human skeleton if you know what you're doing.

March 3, 2011

 

chromosomes

How Chromosomes Vary Across The Animal Kingdom

In mammals, the sex of a baby is determined by the chromosomes it inherits from its parents. But, the combination an animal inherits can be quite different.

March 2, 2011

 

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How To Define “Male” And “Female”

Sure, there are physical differences but outside of mammals, the terms "male" and "female" take on different meanings.

April 25, 2005

 

Transvestite Cuttlefish

For Australian cuttlefish, where males outnumber females four to one, how does a runt male stand a chance finding a mate? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

February 3, 2005

 

The Cardinal Mating Game

Imagine you're a female cardinal and you're looking for a mate. Before you are three males. Which one should you choose?

December 16, 2004

 

Farewell to Arms

Fly often? If you do, who gets the arm rest? You? Or your neighbor?

December 2, 2003

 

Male Zeus Bugs Get a Free Ride

Male Zeus bugs get a free ride, literally! Learn about the male-female relationship of the Zeus bug on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Female Hair Loss

The most common form of hair loss in women is Androgenetic Alopecia or what is known as female pattern baldness. It accounts for over ninety-five percent of incidents of hair loss in women.

September 27, 2003

 

Yucca Flowers and Yucca Moths

The relationships between plants and insects are often intricate and complex. One such relationship is that between the yucca plant and the yucca moth.

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