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Ejaculate Economics: Testing the Effects of Male Sexual History on the Trade-Off between Sperm and Immune Function in Australian Crickets

  • Damian K. Dowling mail,

    damian.dowling@monash.edu

    Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

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  • Leigh W. Simmons

    Affiliation: Centre for Evolutionary Biology, School of Animal Biology (M092), The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia

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  • Published: January 11, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030172

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 03 Feb 2012 at 23:36 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Asian Scientist
Title: “Study: Making Good Quality Sperm Drains Male Immune System”
http://www.asianscientist...

Publication: Health Jockey
Title: “Sperm production lowers immune function: Research - Health Jockey”
http://www.healthjockey.c...

Publication: Futurity.org
Title: “Futurity.org -- Sperm production is costly, crickets show”
http://www.futurity.org/s...

Publication: Times of India
Title: “Production of sperm lowers immunity - The Times of India”
http://timesofindia.india...

Publication: Zee News India
Title: “Quality sperm production `is pricey for males`”
http://zeenews.india.com/...

Publication: Health Canal
Title: “Sexual healing? Not likely”
http://www.healthcanal.co...

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