What do you get when you mix humans/sex/religion/evolution? A big media hype.
Also, given that a big portion of the scientist currently blogging are working on evolution you also get a lot of buzzing in the science blogosphere. No wonder then why this paper reached the top spot in postgenomic.
This one is a very good example of the usefulness of blogs and why we should really promote more science communication online. The paper was released in advanced online publication and some days after you can already read a lot of opinions about it. It is not just the blog entries but also all the comments on these blog posts. As a result of this we not only get the results and discussion from the paper but the opinion of whoever decided to participate in the discussion.