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Forget the ‘Gay Gene,’ Because Science Has Another Explanation for Homosexuality

For years, scientists have wondered about the existence of a ‘gay gene’ — but one evolutionary science researcher has a new and startling explanation

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A Colorful Scientific Discovery: The First Life on Earth Was Pink

This week, researchers discovered that the first life on earth was out and proud — well, not really, but still, pink was the first color of life on Earth

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These Gay Gorillas Remind Us that Animal Homosexuality Is Much More Common Than We Think

Some recent photos of gay gorillas made them seem novel, but animal homosexuality occurs throughout the animal kingdom, and here’s why

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