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Bigger Not Always Better Says New Research On Beetles
2014-04-30 13:34:02

Researchers at the University of Exeter have found that the probability of a burying beetle winning fights, for the small animal carcasses it needs, depends on a combination of early life experiences and the competition it faces as an adult.

2014-02-24 12:22:10

Mitigation challenges for Oil & Gas companies in Oklahoma gets a little easier with the USFWS approval of a new conservation bank for the American Burying Beetle. EDMOND, Okla., Feb.

New Species Of Burying Beetle Discovered
2013-06-21 10:12:47

Scientists discovered a new species of burying beetle, Nicrophorus efferens.

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2008-09-01 10:55:00

A new study by researchers at the University of Basel's Zoological Institute illustrates the complex nature of the relationship between parent and offspring, even among insects.

2007-12-19 19:18:31

Most parents would hotly deny favouring one child over another but new research suggests they may have little choice in the matter.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).