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Generous mothers are nagged less

If a mother is already a generous provider, her offspring will nag her less, according to new research in mice by University of Manchester scientists.

Winter season reverses outcome of fruit fly reproduction

Male fruit flies could find their chances of fathering offspring radically reduced if they are last in the queue to mate with promiscuous females before winter arrives, according to new University of Liverpool research.

Maternal experience brings an evolutionary advantage

Using a species of butterfly as an example, researchers from the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Basel have demonstrated how insects adapt their offspring to changing environmental conditions. The ...

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