News tagged with mating game

'Sexual networks' reveal complex mating game

(Phys.org)—Social networks can be used to describe the sexual interactions in animal populations and reveal which individuals are directly competing in the 'mating game', according to new Oxford University ...

Jan 22, 2013
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Desperate fishwives

Breeding is on their minds as the mating season draws to an end. Guys drop dead by the hour, making goby girls go all out in their hunt for a mate to father their offspring.

May 02, 2012
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Strange ways of wooing

Birds do it, fish do it, even sexually ambiguous flatworms do it: all these creatures use complex strategies to win at the mating game.

Feb 14, 2011
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Why you can't hurry love

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have developed a mathematical model of the mating game to help explain why courtship is often protracted. The study, by researchers at UCL (University College London), University of Warwick and ...

Jan 16, 2009
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