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Male wolf spiders cannibalize females

( -- While most people are familiar with the fact that many species of female spiders eat their male counterparts, new research findings published in the Biological Journal of the Linnean Society show how biologists ...

dateApr 13, 2011 in Plants & Animals report
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Gene knockout makes female mice masculine

The mammalian fucose mutarotase enzyme is known to be involved in incorporating the sugar fucose into protein. Female mice that lack the fucose mutarotase (FucM) gene refuse to let males mount them, and will attempt copulation ...

dateJul 08, 2010 in Biotechnology
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