Quality sperm, good genes, and courtship knowledge are just a few reasons why females might benefit from mating with older males.
Study on redback spiders finds seemingly abhorrent mating strategy appears to benefit both males and females
A mating strategy among redback spiders where males seek out immature females appears to benefit both sexes, a new University of Toronto study has found.
The structure of the sound generators in the wings of male bush-crickets is critical for producing tonality within the long-range mating calls that attract distant females, a major new study has shown.
The varied sex lives of a type of green algae have enabled a University of Adelaide researcher to test a theory of why there are males and females.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have captured a rare sexual display: evidence of male humpback dolphins presenting females with large marine sponges in an apparent effort to mate.
A U of T Scarborough study finds that a unique ritual performed by male ring-tailed lemurs may come at a significant physical cost, but it could help their chances in securing a mate.
What can the mating behavior of birds tell us about evolution, climate change and species survival? For Peter Dunn, UWM distinguished professor of biological sciences, bird-watching offers clues to overarching ecological ...
Our old friend Saccharomyces cerevisiae – the yeast that's helped people bake bread and brew beer for millennia – has just had its sex life upgraded.
After mating for the first time, most females of an Australian jumping spider are unreceptive to courtship by other males, and this sexual inhibition is immediate and often lasts for the rest of their lives, according to ...