Japanese Study Shows Climate Change Could Mean More Girls Are Born Than Boys

October 24, 2014 by  
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A recent study carried out in Japan warns of yet another unexpected consequence of climate change : the study shows that male human fetuses are more sensitive to temperature differences than female fetuses and are more likely to spontaneously abort when exposed to extremes of heat and cold in utero . While similar studies in New Zealand and Finland have not confirmed this finding, the Japanese team believe they have an explanation for that. Read the rest of Japanese Study Shows Climate Change Could Mean More Girls Are Born Than Boys Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , extreme weather , fetal mortality , global warming , infant mortality , Japan , miscarriage , temperature variation linked to male fetal death , temperature-dependent sex determination

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Japanese Study Shows Climate Change Could Mean More Girls Are Born Than Boys

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