Male roundworms shorten females’ lifespan with soluble compounds – ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Male roundworms shorten females’ lifespan with soluble compounds
ScienceBlog.com (blog)
A Thanksgiving story about sex, death, gender conflict and… roundworms. A Stanford study published today in Science Express suggests that, in some species of worms and flies, males secrete compounds specifically to shorten the lifespan of nearby

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