Colin Wright@BenjaminABoyce@ConceptualJames Also, while I'm thinking about it, this music video of Jim Carrey doing a parody of Snow's "Informer" called "Imposter" might be one of my favorite parody songs of all time. Damn he was funny.
A paper wasp queen’s personality and body size could help predict whether the nest she has founded will thrive.
Colin WrightMy recent paper on queen personality and colony success in the wild was recently covered in @ScienceNews by @CarolynMWilke!
"A society’s success can hinge on its head honcho. That’s true even for insects under the rule of a queen."
Sampling colonies of social spiders before and after a tropical cyclone strike, the authors find evidence of selection for aggressive phenotypes, and that regional variation in this trait may be influenced by the historical frequency of extreme...
Maxine Blythin (pictured), who is more than 6ft tall, has a batting average of 124. Her success as Kent's first transgender woman cricketer has upset campaign group Fair Play For Women.
Colin WrightTrans (biologically male) cricketer Maxine Blythin is over 6ft tall and is absolutely dominating in women's cricket.
@AskNic "Ways must be found to encourage more trans people to play sport but sacrificing the women's game is not the answer."
KYOTO, JAPAN—Mario’s storied career may be coming to an end. After critics recently unearthed concerning, inflammatory anti-Goomba tweets posted by the Italian plumber, Nintendo has severed ties with the Mushroom Kingdom celebrity, removing him from...
The role of gender in sports dates to the 1890’s and the birth of the modern Olympic movement. When asked about the inclusion of women in the Olympics, the founder of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and father of the modern Olympic Games,...
Colin WrightHere we see the Univariate Fallacy deployed in an article about sex and sports.