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2014-06-17 13:41:26

A UT Arlington research team says their study of genetic information from more than 4,000 beetle species has yielded a new theory about why some species lose their Y chromosome and others, such as humans, hang on to it.

First Sex Determining Genes Appeared In Mammals Some 180 Million Years Ago
2014-04-24 03:55:04

Man or woman? Male or female? In humans and other mammals, the difference between sexes depends on one single element of the genome: the Y chromosome.

2013-11-04 10:27:57

When it comes to choosing a mate, female guppies don't care about who is fairest.

Male Guppies Reproduce Even After Death
2013-06-13 11:37:08

UC Riverside-led research team finds posthumous reproduction in guppies because sperm of dead males survive inside females for at least 10 months

Competition Of Males Over Females
2012-10-25 12:18:31

When a female mates with several males, these will compete over the fertilization her eggs.

They Call It 'Guppy Love'
2011-11-25 04:34:35

Guppies in the wild have evolved over at least half-a-million years — long enough for the males' coloration to have changed dramatically.

2011-08-08 12:11:31

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that male fruitflies experience a type of 'paranoia' in the presence of another male, which doubles the length of time they mate with a female, despite the female of the species only ever mating with one male.

2011-03-25 11:18:42

Researchers from Osaka University and the National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan, have found a highly significant connection between the molecular mechanisms underlying genetic and environmental sex determination.

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2010-12-09 09:15:00

A team of reproductive scientists have successfully produced both male and female mice using two different fathers.

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2010-07-21 11:31:31

Study on guppies sheds light on long-term costs of early rapid growth and weight gain.


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