Latest Sperm heteromorphism Stories
Insect glands are responsible for producing a host of secretions that allow bees to sting and ants to lay down trails to and from their nests.
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that male fruitflies experience a type of 'paranoia' in the presence of another male, which doubles the length of time they mate with a female, despite the female of the species only ever mating with one male.
Attractive males release fewer sperm per mating to maximize their chances of producing offspring across a range of females, according to a new paper on the evolution of ejaculation strategies.
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.