Courtesy of Jon Cohen in Science (“The Chimpanzee Genome Project’s Seedy Origins”), a detail that I hadn’t heard before:
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From the New York Times story about Caster Semenya, “Gender Test After a Gold-Medal Finish”:
In an otherwise very interesting story about the mechanism of behavioral dimorphism in fruit fly mating:
Not exactly a metaphor, but certainly of questionable taste in this story titled, "'Sex Pest' Seal Attacks Penguin":
The National Geographic story about gorillas mating in the missionary position is one of those unique science stories: it's full of lines that sound innocuo...
So, a monkey in North Carolina was controlling a robot in Japan, using only its brain waves.
In a LiveScience article about how capuchin monkeys wash their hands and feet in urine:
In a press release about the successful application of green bottlefly larvae to cure (by chewing on) foot ulcers in diabetic patients, by University of Man...
From a Carl Zimmer story about the incredibly long phalluses of certain ducks:
From a story titled, "Porn sparks panda baby boom in China":