Genetics play into mate selection

Posted by Rachel Leigh email

(WFLX) - Do you believe in love at first sight? If not, researchers say, you should become a believer.

A team of scientists from the U.S. and Australia have discovered that at the genetic level, some males and females are more compatible than others. They found that this compatibility plays an important role in mate selection.

They say genes can also play a role in mating outcomes and future reproductive behaviors.