News tagged with guppy

Fish prone to melanoma get DNA decoded

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and elsewhere have decoded the genome of the platyfish, a cousin of the guppy and a popular choice for home aquariums. Among scientists, ...

Apr 15, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 1 | with audio podcast

Big brains are pricey, guppy study shows

Bigger brains can make animals, well, brainier, but that boost in brain size and ability comes at a price. That's according to new evidence reported on January 3rd in Current Biology, in which researchers artifi ...

Jan 03, 2013 not rated yet 4 | with audio podcast

Single wild female

(PhysOrg.com) -- The release of a single female guppy into the wild can generate entire new populations, even with no males present, according to new research.

Sep 22, 2011 4 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast

Unattractive guppies have better sperm

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists studying tropical guppies have discovered that the less colorful and attractive males have better quality sperm, while the attractive fish invest in their appearance at the expense ...

Jun 07, 2010 3.7 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast report