When bushcrickets mate, the male attaches a sticky, protein-rich package called the spermatophore to the female's abdomen, which provides a snack and some sperm for later.
By The Scientist Staff | December 19, 2012
Klaus Reinhold, Bielefeld University
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By Bob Grant
Researchers have captured footage of wild chimpanzees teaching each other to use tools, lending support to the idea that humans aren’t the only primates to engage in social learning.
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After nearly two dozen cases of the deadly disease, Africa’s most populous country appears to have stopped the virus in its tracks.
By Anna Azvolinsky
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