News tagged with reproduction

Wild coho may seek genetic diversity in mate choice

A new study by researchers at Oregon State University suggests that wild coho salmon that choose mates with disease-resistant genes different from their own are more likely to produce greater numbers of adult ...

May 28, 2014
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A new type of heredity described in Paramecia

Considered as an obsolete theory for many years, the transmission of acquired traits has returned to the forefront of debate thanks to the development of epigenetic research. In this context, a team from the Institut de biologie ...

May 12, 2014
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Environmental hormones – tiny amounts, big effects

Empty nets and few species – environmental hormones are believed responsible for the diminishing numbers of fish. How damaging are these substances really, though? Studies that depict a complete picture ...

Apr 02, 2014
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