Latest pheromones Stories
Sometimes, not finding what you are looking for can lead to even more interesting avenues of research. That is what a recent international research team found out when they were searching for a pheromone trigger for newborn infant suckling responses in mice.
Because of a single gene mutation on the antenna of a male moth, he is able to receive a female moth’s Hail Mary pheromone pass from end zone-to-end zone even if she were to alter its scent.
Predatory beetles can detect the unique alarm signal released by ants that are under attack by parasitic flies, and the beetles use those overheard conversations to guide their search for safe egg-laying sites on coffee bushes.
The vomeronasal organ (VNO) is one of evolution's most direct enforcers.
Low levels of a naturally occurring steroid are associated with an increased risk of heart and blood-vessel disease in elderly men.
Genetics may help determine how good your meal tastes.
If you don't like the taste of pork, the reason may be that your genes cause you to smell the meat more intensely, according to a new study.
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A new study has shown that boosting the estrogen levels of male garter snakes causes them to secrete the same pheromones that females use to attract suitors, and turned the males into just about the sexiest snake in the neighborhood – attracting dozens of other males eager to mate.
The ants, one of the most successful groups of insects, are of particular interest because they form advanced colonies, and can constitute up to 15 percent of the total animal biomass of a tropical rainforest. They belong to the order Hymenoptera and are close relatives of the vespoid wasps. Ants appear in amber, found in central New Jersey, believed to be from the Cretaceous period. It is thought that they evolved from the wasps that had appeared during the Jurassic period. They are...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.