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2009-05-13 13:10:27

A recent study has shown that earwig mothers are able to detect odors from the unhealthiest “nymphs” of their brood and accordingly adjust their behavior to ensure that the fittest young receive more attention than their siblings.

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2008-09-01 10:55:00

A new study by researchers at the University of Basel's Zoological Institute illustrates the complex nature of the relationship between parent and offspring, even among insects.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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