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Color Differences Between The Sexes Driven By Simple Molecular Mechanisms

Males and females of many bird species can look very different despite having nearly identical genes β€” how do they do this?

by GrrlScientist for Forbes | Twitter | Newsletter

NOTE: This piece was a Forbes Editor’s pick.

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