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Are You a Fatherless Mouse? Science Just Called You a Dick.
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Are You a Fatherless Mouse? Science Just Called You a Dick.

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In what will be considered as the opening shots in the war against fatherlessness in mice, Montreal’s McGill University just blew the ink dry on a study that concluded that mice that grow up without dads end up being more aggressive than those growing up in monogamous and biparented homes.

The researchers, including McGill University’s own Gabriella Gobbi, Francis R. Bambico, Baptiste Lacoste, Patrick R. Hattan, used mice from California. Evidently, the “best coast” offers warm temperatures, diverse street cultures laid-back attitudes, and mice that display “monogamous bonding and biparental care”.

Not all of the mice though. Some of them grow up without dads. And those mice, dear readers, turn out dickish.

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