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August 24, 2012

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Graduate student Nicole Munoz and biology professor Andrew Zink have discovered that small male earwigs with severely curved right claws win more fights, indicating an evolutionary advantage in asymmetry, probably inspired by the sexual preferences of the females.

(Thanks to Jay Brandes)

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Contrary to popular belief, earwigs do not crawl into people's ear canals

Oh yeah? Have you ever heard Copacabana?

You're welcome.

I am not left handed.

That settles it. Cancel the debates.

*snork* @ layzee

*steps* on earwig

Barry's Copa doesn't match this one for persistence and horror...

So females like the rebel, the unusual. (Adjusts pegleg.....)

WHY THANK YOU LAZEE!!! for getting that song STUCK IN MY HEAD!!!!

ligirl,

Good grief! It looks like the plastic surgeon used the company stapler on that....

Somehow I managed to read through this entire article without having my interest sparked once.

6 words. ♫ It's A Small World After All. ♫

Boffins are alone again, naturally.

"The Fighting Earwigs" would be a wonderful name for a sports team.

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