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Dr. Song's research has been featured in the national and international media. Following are selected news articles and commentaries.


Blue's Clues

By Matthew Hutson, Scientific American, July 2018


When Do Girls Rule the Womb?

By Jennifer Abbasi, Discover Magazine, November 2013


The Unexpected Ways a Fetus Is Shaped by a Mother's Environment

By Lindsay Abrams, The Atlantic, June 2013


Study Finds Fewer Boys Born during Great Famine in China

Discussed by Joanna McCarthy, with Rob Brooks, ABC Radio Australia, 17 April 2012


Natural Selection by Famine

The Week magazine, 13 April 2012


Little China Girls: How History’s Worst Famine Shifted the Sex Ratio

By Rob Brooks, The Conversation, 10 April 2012


Honger Levert Extra Dochters Op

De Standaard (Belgian newspaper), 10 April 2012


Znanstvenici: Tijekom nestašice hrane žene rađaju više curica

By T.M., Index∙hr (Croatian newspaper), 5 April 2012


Durante Le Carestle Nascono Piů Femmine: "Dipende Dal DNA"

Leggo (Italian newspaper), 30 March 2012


Tough Time Breeds More Girls, Study Finds

By Lesley Ciarula Taylor, The Toronto Star (www.thestar.com), 29 March 2012


Hungry Mothers Give Birth to More Daughters

By Zoë Corbyn, Nature (www.nature.com),  28 March 2012

Chinese version was published both in print and online by China Science Daily on March 29, 2012


During Food Shortages, Women Give Birth to More Daughters to Ensure Humanity Survives

By Ted Thornhill, MailOnline (www.dailymail.co.uk), 28 March 2012


Mehr Mädchengeburten in Mangeljahren

By Tasch, Der Standard (Austrian Newspaper), 28 March 2012


Chinese Famine Led to More Female Births

By Helen Fields, Science magazine news (http://news.sciencemag.org), 27 March 2012


Hard Times Mean Fewer Baby Boys, Study Suggests

By Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience (www.livescience.com), 27 March 2012

This article was syndicated to Yahoo! News, The Huffington Post, and MSNBC.


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