Latest Male Stories
New research has provided the first evidence that 'gender bending' chemicals which find their way from human products into rivers and oceans can have a significant impact on the ability of fish to breed in UK Rivers.
A multicellular green alga, Volvox carteri, may have finally unlocked the secrets behind the evolution of different sexes.
Mothers win the genetic tug of war by producing more sons with larger fathers and more daughters with smaller fathers.
In most animal species, males and females show obvious differences in body size.
Argonaute 9 inhibits asexual reproduction, apparently by silencing transposons.
Mountain goats are no exception to the general rule among mammals that larger males sire more and healthier offspring.
In a perfect world, for every boy there would of course be a girl, but a new study shows that actual sex ratios can sometimes sway very far from that ideal.
In the competition for a partner, males typically have to vie with each other â€“ be it with a colorful plumage, a large set of antlers or a seductive courtship dance.
Researchers have discovered a male spider in the Judean foothills of Israel with an evolutionarily effective yet sadistic sexual perversion.
A researcher at Ohio State University says he is working on producing larger bluegill by breeding super males with two Y chromosomes.
Wolbachia is a genus of bacteria which infects arthropod species, including a high proportion of insects (~60% of species). It is one of the world's most common parasitic microbes and possibly the most common reproductive parasite in biosphere. Studies have suggested that 25-70% of all insect species are estimated to be potential hosts. Marshall Hertig and Burt Wolbach first identified the bacterium in 1924 in a species of mosquito. Hertig described the genus as Wolbachia pipientis. Not...
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