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Birds may boost offspring’s survival through infidelity


July 28th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): A 10-year study has revealed that female birds may increase their offspring's survival through infidelity.The University of East Anglia study has shown that the extra-pair fertilisations can result ... Read more...

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Women of greater genetic diversity have more sex partners


March 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 5 (ANI): Women of greater genetic diversity have more sexual partners, concludes a new study.After showing a series of genes linked to the immune system, Western Australia researchers say it ... Read more...

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Immune system may trigger schizophrenia


July 6th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Schizophrenia, a mental disease, is thought to be caused by the interaction of both genetic and environmental factors. Researchers have, however, identified additional genes that confirm what scientists ... Read more...

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New genes’ discovery confirms immune system may play a role in schizophrenia


July 2nd, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): An international study led by researchers at the University of California-Los Angeles and nearly 50 institutions worldwide has identified new genes that confirm that the immune system may ... Read more...

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Men’’s X-factor is all about their genes


September 29th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sept 29 (ANI): How a man''s face can make a woman go weak in her knees is a secret that many want to uncover, and now Australian researchers have discovered ... Read more...

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Americans and Africans choose their partners in very different ways


September 13th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 13 (ANI): While choosing a partner, American couples tend to look for new immune genes, whereas, Africans prefer to stick to the ones they''ve got, a new study has ... Read more...

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Choosing a partner is more biological than sociological


September 12th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): While it is believed that biological and societal factors influence choice of partners, a new study has suggested that immunity traits may be more involved in selecting ... Read more...

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The Pill can make women sniff out wrong partners


August 13th, 2008 - 11:15 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): The Pill can screw up a woman''s ability to sniff out a suitable partner, suggests a new University of Liverpool research. Women are said to have an ... Read more...

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Here’s how mice recognise one another


November 14th, 2007 - 8:20 am ICT by admin
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