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  1. You know me well. 😎

    “Scientists already know that in many animals, more sons are produced when a mother has plentiful resources or is high ranking.”

    “This research may help to explain why in developed countries, where many young women choose to have low calorie diets, the proportion of boys born is falling…. Here we have evidence of a ‘natural’ mechanism that means that women appear to be already controlling the sex of their offspring by their diet.”

    It always amazes me at just how well evolution manages to fine tune our bodies for a given environment. Never bet against natural selection. 😎

    Side Note:

    Just because evolution is real doesn’t mean that other forces aren’t shaping us as well. Natural selection just happens to be the first one we figured out.

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