Ecology and Evolution

Forgotten sex signals

Sending signals to the opposite sex isn't always a trait that's passed on to animals' offspring, according to new research conducted at Michigan State University.

dateAug 19, 2015 in Evolution
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Biologists give paternity tests to fish (Update)

(Phys.org) —Paternity tests of surfperch fishes reveal that a single brood may have as many as eight different fathers. And the more mates a female surfperch has, the more offspring she will produce, according to a new ...

dateMay 15, 2014 in Ecology
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Ticks and endangered voles linked by migrating birds

Migrating birds probably did it. That's what University of California, Davis, epidemiology professor Janet Foley says after DNA detective work confirmed that a disease-carrying tick only found in the southeastern United States ...

dateJan 31, 2014 in Ecology
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