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2009-05-15 08:43:51

By snipping off parts of male genitalia and reducing genital sensation in both male and female tsetse flies, researchers induced a suite of changes in female reproduction, including reduced ovulation, reduced sperm storage and increased re-mating attempts by the females. "To the best of our knowledge, this was the first study to look at female choice following experimental manipulation of both male and female genitalia," said William Eberhard, staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical...

2009-05-08 07:15:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif. and HERRIMAN, Utah, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A Recession Is the Best Time to Make Your Millions! More people become millionaires during a recession than at any other time, according to research. Former BBC newsreader Stephanie Hale has interviewed 16 self-made millionaires around the world. They've all overcome major obstacles such as homelessness, chronic illness, single parenthood, huge debt, low school grades, and childhood poverty. With their backs against the wall,...

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2009-04-30 13:50:23

Researchers have discovered a male spider in the Judean foothills of Israel with an evolutionarily effective yet sadistic sexual perversion. For most spiders, the mating ritual involves the male ejecting sperm into the female's vulva, where it is stored it in a pouch called the spermatheca. These receptacles give the female control of when her eggs will be fertilized, by moving sperm onto them before she lays. The spermatheca is a "last in, first out" structure which means that the last male...

2009-04-25 08:20:19

A new study challenges long-standing expectations that men are promiscuous and women tend to be more particular when it comes to choosing a mate. The research, published by Cell Press in the April issue of the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution, suggests that human mating strategies are not likely to conform to a single universal pattern and provides important insights that may impact future investigations of human mating behaviors. In 1948, Angus J. Bateman's performed some now famous...

2009-04-13 15:41:04

California Institute of Technology scientists say they have trained computers to analyze fruit fly behavior in find a genetic basis for it. The researchers said they have developed a computer program that can analyze aggression and courtship in fruit flies, opening the way for the scientists to perform large-scale, high-throughput screenings for genes that control such innate behavior. The program allows computers to examine a half an hour of video footage of pairs of interacting flies to...

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2009-04-09 14:30:42

German scientists say they've determined wild female chimpanzees copulate more frequently with males who share meat with them over long periods of time. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology researchers Cristina Gomes and Christophe Boesch said their findings strongly suggest that wild chimpanzees exchange meat for sex and do it on a long-term basis. Males who shared meat with females doubled their mating success, whereas females who had difficulty obtaining meat on their own...

2009-02-24 11:54:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama stated in his book "Audacity of Hope" that there is preliminary evidence that "Marriage education workshops can make a real difference in helping married couples stay together..." Yet, today there is a growing controversy about whether or not the Federal government should spend money to support healthy marriages. Some critics think the government has no business supporting marriage at all, while others say the money should...

2009-02-20 14:56:11

Researchers at Uppsala University can now show that what is good for one sex is not always good for the other sex. In fact, evolutionary conflicts between the two sexes cause characteristics and behaviors that are downright injurious to the opposite sex. The findings are being published in the scientific journal Current Biology.In both males and females in the animal world it is common "“ much more common that one might like to think "“ for one sex to evince characteristics and...

2009-02-19 13:26:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking new survey sponsored by the National Healthy Marriage Resource Center (NHMRC) finds that 82% of young adults aged 18-30 plan to get married and stay married for life. However, an estimated 40% of first marriages end in divorce. Why? "There is often a disconnect between attitudes about marriage and the reality of getting or being married," says Mary Myrick, NHMRC Project Director. "Once married, conflicts may arise over money, parenting,...

2009-02-03 10:57:25

Most animals, like humans, have separate sexes "” 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. What remains a puzzle, according to Yale scientists, is why the phenomenon is so rare, since their analysis shows the biological "costs" of changing sexes rarely outweigh the advantages.A report by Yale scientists in the...


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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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Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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