Live Chat: The Science of Fatherhood

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In honor of Father's Day, ScienceLive takes a look this week at fatherhood throughout the animal kingdom. In some species, fathers show remarkable devotion to caring for their young. In others, deadbeat dads are the norm. What can other animals tell us about the evolution of paternal behavior? How does fatherhood change the brain? And what else are scientists learning about the biology of parenthood?

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