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Why guppies have genital claws

New research from evolutionary biologists at the University of Toronto shows that the male guppy grows claws on its genitals to make it more difficult for unreceptive females to get away during mating.

Aug 02, 2013 4.5 / 5 (4) 1 | with audio podcast

Why do so many women leave biology?

The retention rate of women in the biological sciences, both in the United States and Canada, is lower than would be expected from the number of female doctoral students who graduated within the last decade, and lower than ...

Dec 11, 2012 not rated yet 1

Duke to offer free courses on internet

Duke University will begin offering courses free on the Internet, school officials said Tuesday. Doing so will extend Duke's expertise to a broader global audience while using technology to enhance the classroom ...

Jul 18, 2012 4.2 / 5 (5) 0