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Plant eaters, and the flora they eat, give peace a chance

(Phys.org) —Plants are often described as being in an evolutionary arms race with the creatures that eat them. Plant eaters develop new strategies for attacking, and plants acquire new ways to defend themselves.

Study reveals strategy behind spiders' web etiquette

(Phys.org) —A species of spider that, unusually, lives in a colony but hunts alone at night is the subject of a new study by an international team of scientists including University of Sussex biologists.

How flower density impacts bee visits

(Phys.org) —Ever wonder how the density of flowers in a patch influences the kinds of insects that visit it? Carla Essenberg, a former graduate student in the Department of Biology at the University of California, Riverside, ...

Designer babies may explain insect sociality

(Phys.org)—Being able to choose the sex of their babies may be the key to the complex societies built by ants, bees, and wasps, according to Oxford University scientists.

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