Archive: 04/05/2007

Networking around the clock

A Brandeis University study published in Cell this week shows for the first time experimentally that the circadian cells in fruit flies function as a network that enables the insects to adapt their behavior according to sea ...

Apr 05, 2007 5 / 5 (1) 0

Females do best if they wait a while

Starting to breed late in life is a bad idea if you want to maximise the number of offspring that you produce - or so the theory goes. But doubt has now been cast on this hypothesis - one of the biggest assumptions ...

Apr 05, 2007 3.5 / 5 (6) 0

More flight than fancy?

Scientists from the universities of Exeter and Cambridge have turned a textbook example of sexual selection on its head and shown that females may be more astute at choosing a mate than previously thought.

Apr 05, 2007 5 / 5 (1) 0