Fungi fighting back.

@article{Weston1997FungiFB,
  title={Fungi fighting back.},
  author={Eleanor M. Weston and Adrian E. Friday and Pietro Lio’},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  year={1997},
  volume={105},
  pages={26 - 27}
}
We consider sex differences in human facial morphology in the context of developmental change. We show that at puberty, the height of the upper face, between the lip and the brow, develops differently in males and females, and that these differences are not explicable in terms of sex differences in body size. We find the same dimorphism in the faces of human ancestors. We propose that the relative shortening in men and lengthening in women of the anterior upper face at puberty is the… 

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