Daniel Lakeland writes:
You may be astounded that people are still reporting 26% more probability to have daughters than sons, and then extrapolating this to decide that evolution is strongly favoring beautiful women… Or considering the degree of innumeracy in the population perhaps you wouldn’t be astounded…. in any case… they are still reporting such things.
If anyone out there happens to know Jonathan Leake, the reporter who wrote this story for the (London) Sunday Times, perhaps you could send him a copy of our recent article in the American Scientist. Or, if he’d like more technical details, this article from the Journal of Theoretical Biology?
Thank you. I have nothing more to say at this time.