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Why Female Moths are Big and Beautiful


March 10, 2010

giant hawk moth In most animal species, males and females show obvious differences in body size. But how can this be, given that both sexes share the same genes governing their growth? University of Arizona entomologists studied this conundrum in moths and found clues that had been overlooked by previous efforts to explain this mystery of nature. Full Story

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