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Latest Sexual selection Stories

2010-10-01 14:30:27

Our ideal image of the perfect partner differs greatly from our real-life partner.

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2010-08-28 10:45:07

Less-pretty female house sparrows tend to lower their aim when selecting a mate.

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2010-08-09 11:35:00

Researchers genetically engineer glow-in-the-dark sperm in fruit flies, revealing much more about sexual selection.

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2010-08-03 09:39:51

It's a question that has puzzled scientists for years: why, in some species of spiders, are the females so much larger than their male counterparts?

2010-07-28 14:17:00

Why does female infidelity occur so frequently throughout the animal kingdom?

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2010-06-04 08:33:45

Tracing the success of individual wild insects in leaving descendants is now possible according to new research by University of Exeter biologists using a combination of digital video technology, tagging and DNA fingerprinting.

2010-05-14 09:42:46

Male physical competition, not attraction, was central in winning mates among human ancestors, according to a Penn State anthropologist.

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2010-05-03 09:26:45

Ever since Darwin, researchers have tried to explain the enormous diversity of plumage color traits in birds.

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2010-04-09 08:50:00

A study, published in the open access journal BMC Biology, describes how the acoustic qualities of a deer’s call change year by year and reflect changes in status and age.

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2010-04-05 07:49:32

Mothers win the genetic tug of war by producing more sons with larger fathers and more daughters with smaller fathers.


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