ahhh, the sociobiology of fiction

New Scientist Terror attack hit male birth rate – News:
Catalano thinks high levels of stress hormones in pregnant women could be to blame. The phenomenon might be an evolutionary mechanism designed to cull the weakest males when times are hard. “It’s not in the interest of the herd to have small, weak males around,” he says.


or more likely… it isn’t , but let’s do some sociobiological speculation to entertain people.