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Study on guppies sheds light on long-term costs of early rapid growth and weight gain.
Argonaute 9 inhibits asexual reproduction, apparently by silencing transposons.
Shark pups born to virgin mothers can survive over the long-term, according to new research.
A new analysis of extinct sea creatures suggests that the transition from egg-laying to live-born young opened up evolutionary pathways that allowed these ancient species to adapt to and thrive in open oceans.
Scientists have found the existence of two types of males of a fiercely invasive fish spreading through the Great Lakes, which may provide answers as to how they rapidly reproduce.
Whether baby lizards will turn out to be male or female is a more complicated question than scientists would have ever guessed, according to a new report published online on June 4th in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication. The study shows that for at least one lizard species, egg size matters.
What's the secret to surviving during times of environmental change? Evolveâ€¦quickly.
A researcher at Ohio State University says he is working on producing larger bluegill by breeding super males with two Y chromosomes.
Most animals, like humans, have separate sexes â€” they are born, live out their lives and reproduce as one sex or the other. However, some animals live as one sex in part of their lifetime and then switch to the other sex, a phenomenon called sequential hermaphroditism.
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