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Revealing same-sex attraction's evolutionary role

11 January 2010

Qazi Rahman discusses the kin selection hypothesis with NYU's Alex Liu as a possible evolutionary explanation for the maintenance of "gay alleles" in a population.  This largely discredited theory (because the maths don't work out) is now being reinvigorated by researchers in Canada with some intriguing results. Read more on Scienceline.org

 

 

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