Diane Kelly

When is research an exercise in fertility?

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About Diane Kelly

Diane A. Kelly is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her research interests include the evolution of copulatory systems and sexual differentiation in the nervous system. She is best known for her original work on the anatomy and function of vertebrate penises, but has also written children’s books, created exhibits for science museums, helped exhume a mastodon, and designed and published a pair of quirky science card games.

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Diane Kelly, a comparative biologist from the University of Massachusetts, fields questions about how the mammalian penis becomes erect.

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