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Mosquito Fish Genitalia Redefine Hooking Up
2012-09-28 15:22:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the battle of the sexes can get quite ugly among humans, in the animal kingdom it can get downright nasty. North Carolina State University researchers have described a new species of fish in which the male´s genitalia are equipped with four hooks while the female sports a colorful anal spot that it likely uses to attract a mate. The new species, the llanos mosquito fish, or Gambusia quadruncu, lives throughout eastern...

First Time Evidence: Leftover Male Fetal DNA Found In Female Brains
2012-09-27 09:59:56

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A small amount of male DNA can be found in the brains of women, something researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) believe may be the result of leftover DNA in the mother´s body by a male fetus, which occurs relatively frequently. In a first-of-its-kind study, William Chan, PhD, Department of Biochemistry at University of Alberta, and J. Lee Nelson, senior author at FHCRC, looked at microchimerism--the...

Fitness Benefits For Female Sea Slugs May Come From Traumatic Mating
2012-08-23 11:09:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A report published Aug. 22 in the open access journal PLOS ONE states that, despite the nature of their mating being very traumatic and biologically costly, the female sea slug will mate more often than required to in order to reproduce. The mating behavior of a simultaneously hermaphroditic species of sea slug was examined by Rolanda Lange of the University of Tuebingen in Germany, who led the study, along with colleagues. This...

Mating Plugs Produced By Female Spiders To Prevent Unwanted Sex From Males
2012-08-05 10:30:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new mechanism of animal mating plug production has been discovered by scientists at the Smithsonian and their colleagues. In the giant wood spider (Nephila pilipes), which is a highly sexually dimorphic and polygamous species, many small males will compete with each other for their chance with a few large females. These males have been known to sever their own genitals during mating in order to plug the female, gain paternity and...

2012-07-31 23:01:14

Latin Dating Site Gifts Popular Dating Guide to Proactive Users Torrance, California (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 For a limited time, Latin dating site CristianoSolteros.com is offering a free dating guide to members who invite their friends to register on the site. The ebook, titled “The Ultimate Guide To Online Dating: Uncover All The Insider Tips and Tricks To Online Dating,” is chock-full of practical advice for modern daters. CristianoSolteros.com members who get friends to join...

2012-07-10 14:41:54

People with lower incomes value the institution of marriage just as much as those with higher incomes and have similar romantic standards for marriage, according to a new study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family. The new research suggests that government initiatives to strengthen marriage among low-income populations should move beyond promoting the value of marriage and instead focus on the actual problems that low-income couples face. The study, which analyzed results from a...

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2012-07-09 10:05:52

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of biologists from Tufts University in Boston may have answered the question of what attracts fireflies to each other. Dr. Adam South, with supervision from colleague Sara Lewis, who have been studying fireflies for 20 years, used LED lights to mimic the flashes of amorous male fireflies. In the wild, females are very picky about what males they reveal themselves to during this part of the courtship routine. Females will only...

2012-07-04 23:00:21

Marriage counseling website marriagesherpa.com identifies what it claims to be the "key ingredient" in repairing troubled marriages. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 “New studies in marriage science have uncovered what happy couples do differently than those who divorce,” claims marriage counseling website, MarriageSherpa.com. Marriage Sherpa says that asking the right question is important for couples having marital difficulties. “The right question to ask about your...

2012-06-02 23:00:41

How to save a marriage party has been organized by Save marriage central Ltd. The news has caught the attention of a number of sites in the marriage niche online. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 Saving a marriage will be the core theme of a new party that has been organized by Save marriage central Ltd. this week. According to the team at Save marriage central Ltd. the party is open to anyone to attend who has a marriage that is in trouble. William Courtney, one of the Directors at Save...

2012-05-13 23:00:48

Seven days of intensive therapy can be the life vest many marriages need to succeed, according to psychologist and author Dr. Bryce Kaye. Attorney Lee Rosen explores innovative new ideas about how couples communicate with Kaye in a free podcast provided by StayHappilyMarried.com. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 13, 2012 Counseling is a viable option for couples whose marriages are heading downhill — but according to psychologist Dr. Bryce Kaye, a 7-day cruise can add some buoyancy to your...


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Stegodyphus lineatus
2014-04-07 14:12:35

Stegodyphus lineatus is the only European species belonging to the spider genus Stegodyphus. The males of this species are up to 12 millimeters long, while the females are up to 15 millimeters long. The coloration can range from whitish to almost black. In the majority of individuals, the opisthosoma is whitish with two broad black longitudinal stripes. The males and females look similar, but the male is usually richer in contrast and has a bulbous forehead. The species name is in...

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2007-02-21 11:04:54

The Greek Tortoise, Testudo graeca, is one of four European member of the Testudinidae family of tortoises. The other members of the family are Herman's Tortoise, Marginated Tortoise, and Horsfield's Tortoise. There are six noticeable differences between males and females of the Greek Tortoise. Males have a longer tail that tapers to an even point. The anal cavity opening is farther from the base of the tail on the male. The male's underbelly is somewhat curved, while females have a flat...

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