Evolutionary Biology: Variation Isn't Always Sexy

Rebecca J. Safran, Mark E E. Hauber

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A recent study has found that differences in a male trait, considered a textbook example of sexual selection, are in fact due to naturally selected variation in the aerodynamic optimum for each individual.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R368-R370
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number10
StatePublished - May 15 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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