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Winning the Genetic Lottery: Biasing Birth Sex Ratio Results in More Grandchildren

  • Collette M. Thogerson,

    Affiliation: Ecological Services, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Colleen M. Brady,

    Affiliation: Department of Animal Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Richard D. Howard,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Georgia J. Mason,

    Affiliation: Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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  • Edmond A. Pajor,

    Affiliation: Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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  • Greg A. Vicino,

    Affiliation: Collections Husbandry Science, San Diego Zoo Global, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Joseph P. Garner mail

    jgarner@stanford.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Comparative Medicine, and by Courtesy, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Published: July 10, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067867

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Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 12 Jul 2013 at 17:40 GMT

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

Publication: NBC News Science
Title: “Scientists trace the payoff that moms get from 'choosing' boy vs. girl”
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Publication: Science 2.0
Title: “Girl Power In The Animal Kingdom: Females Can 'Choose' The Sex Of Offspring”
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Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 22 Jul 2013 at 22:20 GMT

The following articles represent some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Bloomberg Business Week
Title: “What Your Baby's Gender Could Say About Your Genes - Businessweek”
http://www.businessweek.c...

Publication: Huffington Post
Title: “Mammals May 'Choose' Sex Of Offspring As Mothers' Bodies Respond To Environmental Cues”
http://www.huffingtonpost...

Publication: National Geographic
Title: “3 Mammals That “Choose” Their Babies’ Sex”
http://newswatch.national...


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