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English to Portuguese: Time to give up monogamy? Women could improve the 'quality of their offspring by having multiple partners', claims study General field: Science
Source text - English Women could improve the quality of their offspring by mating with multiple partners, researchers have said.
Experts from four universities examined the behaviour of an ancestor of the domestic chicken and found that mating with different males helped females produce offspring that are more resistant to disease.
The findings could be applied to other animals - including humans, they claim.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2410256/End-monogamy-Women-improve-quality-offspring-multiple-partners.html#ixzz2e1PtX3Ak
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Translation - Portuguese Mulheres poderão melhorar a qualidade dos seus descendentes acasalando com vários parceiros, disseram investigadores.
Especialistas de quatro universidades examinaram o comportamento de um ancestral da galinha doméstica e descobriram que acasalar com diferentes machos ajudou as fêmeas a produzir descendentes mais resistentes a doenças.
Os resultados poderiam ser aplicados a outros animais, incluindo humanos, dizem os especialistas.
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