Pheromones and social status: Macho mice smell better

Male house mice produce several pheromones, which are volatile and non-volatile chemical signals that have potent effects on the reproductive physiology and behavior of female mice. A recent study conducted by researchers ...

Conformity trumps riskiness in social fish

Researchers at the University of Bristol have discovered that more sociable fish suppress their own personality when they are with a partner.

Skewed sex ratios causes single fathers to bring up the young

When the balance of the sexes is skewed towards one gender, parents are more likely to split up, leaving the father to care for the offspring, says a study from an international team of scientists studying bird populations.

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