Marilyn DelDonno

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From duck vaginas to bumblebee sex: The amazing, overlooked science of genitals

An evolutionary biologist explores the crucial — and overlooked — science of sexual organs<p>Reproductive organs throughout the animal kingdom are just about the craziest thing that's ever been described in scientific literature. Did you know, for example, that female ducks have complex vaginas that …

Things You Cannot Unsee (and What They Say About Your Brain)

We're going to rewire your brain. Are you ready?<p>I want to show you something simple your mind can do, which illustrates a fascinating emerging theory about how the brain works. First, look at this logo of the World Cup this year.<p>The idea of the emblem is obvious: This is an illustration of a trophy …

A bitter war between chimps in the 1970s might be explained with social networking software

43 years ago, a group of chimpanzees that were once living peacefully in Tanzania's Gombe Stream National Park suddenly split in two — one in the north area of the park, and the other in the south. The members, who once cohabited the same area, eventually became so territorial that those unlucky …