Scientists create 'sexual tsunami'

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PostFri Oct 16, 2009 9:00 pm » by Lowsix


Yea im being a cutnpaste whore.
Sue me, the telegraph had some good stuff today.

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THERE'S HOPE FOR SOME OF US YET.

Scientists create 'sexual tsunami'
The secret to sex appeal lies with the tampering of pheromones, creating a "sexual tsunami", according to new research.

By Chris Irvine
Published: 7:00AM BST 16 Oct 2009


Scientists at the University of Toronto found that by genetically tweaking fruit flies so they failed to produce a particular type of pheromone or odour, it turned them irresistible to their species.

Professor Joel Levine, who led the study, removed the cuticular hydrocarbon pheromone, used by the flies to communicate.

They discovered that when the pheromone was removed, it created a "sexual tsunami" where the bugs proved attractive to one another, regardless of sex. The research found that male fruit flies with no history of homosexuality attempted to mate with their pheromone-free males, according to the research published in journal Nature.

Even flies of a different species were interested, according to the research team.

"Lacking these chemical signals eliminated barriers to mating," Prof Levine said.

He conceded however that although pheromones play a key part in the human mating game, ours is far more complex than that of fruit flies.

"We may rely more on the visual system, and we may have a more complex way of assessing other individuals and classifying them and determining how we're going to relate to them than a fly does."

Dont get your hopes up though.

Having this procedure done to yourself
opens you up to the possiblity
..or rather RAISES the possiblity
that you will be raped by large zoo animals and farm inhabitants.
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PostFri Oct 16, 2009 9:28 pm » by Itofts


LowSix wrote:Having this procedure done to yourself
opens you up to the possiblity
..or rather RAISES the possiblity
that you will be raped by large zoo animals and farm inhabitants.[/color]


Im sold on the idea just by these four lines!


and edited to say I agree with slush, there's absolutely nothing wrong with cut and paste work.
If it brings relevant stories here so I can see them, where as I probably wouldn't otherwise I for one am greatful



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