We then conducted a controlled, field-based experiment investigating the effects of moderately increased maternal corticosteroids on offspring sex ratios to determine if the observed correlation reflects a causal relationship between maternal corticosteroids and offspring sex ratio.
Hormone-implanted females produced more female embryos than control females. High-quality sons can leave many more offspring than daughters, but low-quality sons may fail to reproduce at all, making sons a more risky investment (Cameron and Linklater 2002).
The Union contributes to the preservation and to the development of these common values while respecting the diversity of the cultures and traditions of the peoples of Europe as well as the national identities of the Member States and the organisation of their public authorities at national, regional and local levels; it seeks to promote balanced and sustainable development and ensures free movement of persons, services, goods and capital, and the freedom of establishment.
To this end, it is necessary to strengthen the protection of fundamental rights in the light of changes in society, social progress and scientific and technological developments by making those rights more visible in a Charter.
CHARTER OF FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission solemnly proclaim the following text as the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.
The peoples of Europe, in creating an ever closer union among them, are resolved to share a peaceful future based on common values.
This lyric in many ways encapsulates Menuck’s unflinching take on a world replete with shabbiness, greed and injustice, seen through the lens of parenthood, mortality, endurance and defiance.
There are few other musicians who deliver social critique with the courage and honesty of lines like “All our cities gonna burn / All our bridges gonna snap / All our pennies gonna rot / Lightning roll across our tracks / All our children gonna die”.
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The “fuck you” project crystallized one Friday night last year.
As Emily Temple-Wood video-chatted with friends, an email pinged in her inbox: “There are alternate realities where I raped you and got away with it,” it read.
Conscious of its spiritual and moral heritage, the Union is founded on the indivisible, universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality and solidarity; it is based on the principles of democracy and the rule of law.
It places the individual at the heart of its activities, by establishing the citizenship of the Union and by creating an area of freedom, security and justice.