Stinky Seduction: Promiscuous Female Mice Have Sexier Sons

November 18, 2013 10:23 PM

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Stinky Seduction: Promiscuous Female Mice Have Sexier Sons

In environments where mice compete for mates, the rule seems to be survival of the sexiest.

Researchers have found that when female mice must compete with one another for mates, they bear sons that produce more urinary pheromones, seductive scents that attract mates and help ensure the mice's genes get passed on. The findings point to a more natural way to breed endangered species in capti...

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