Latest Sexual selection Stories
Evidence from Disneyland suggests that human creativity may have evolved not in response to sexual selection as some scientists believe but as a way to help parents bond with their children and to pass on traditions and cultural knowledge.
Our ideal image of the perfect partner differs greatly from our real-life partner.
Less-pretty female house sparrows tend to lower their aim when selecting a mate.
Researchers genetically engineer glow-in-the-dark sperm in fruit flies, revealing much more about sexual selection.
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?
Why does female infidelity occur so frequently throughout the animal kingdom?
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.
Male physical competition, not attraction, was central in winning mates among human ancestors, according to a Penn State anthropologist.
Ever since Darwin, researchers have tried to explain the enormous diversity of plumage color traits in birds.
A study, published in the open access journal BMC Biology, describes how the acoustic qualities of a deerâ€™s call change year by year and reflect changes in status and age.
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