mating behavior
Ocean Acidification Affects Fish Spawning
Ocean Acidification Affects Fish Spawning
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 26, 2016
Researchers report the first evidence that acidified waters alter the ocellated wrasse’s reproductive behavior in the wild.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Catherine Offord | Jun 14, 2016
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Supergene Explains Ruff Mating
Supergene Explains Ruff Mating
Jef Akst | Nov 18, 2015
Two sequencing studies reveal the genetics underlying the sexual behavior of the European and Asian birds.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Jenny Rood | May 21, 2015
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
A Most Kinky Moth
A Most Kinky Moth
Carrie Arnold | May 1, 2015
A retired entomologist discovers a world of behavioral diversity in the courtship rituals of a well-studied moth species.
Like Breeds With Like
Like Breeds With Like
Jenny Rood | Apr 6, 2015
Mice pairs with similar anxiety levels produce offspring more quickly than coupled animals with differing personalities, according to a recent study.
Battle of the Sexes?
Battle of the Sexes?
Jenny Rood | Feb 16, 2015
The spongy undersides of female bed bugs protect the insects from painful intercourse, a study finds.
The Benefits of Being a “Bearded Lady”
The Benefits of Being a “Bearded Lady”
Bob Grant | Jan 8, 2015
A study of female eastern fence lizards that bear a distinctly male trait yields tantalizing clues about the tradeoffs involved in blurring the lines of sexual dimorphism.
Focus on Sex
Focus on Sex
Molly Sharlach | Dec 29, 2014
In 2014, new research findings and guidelines brought increased attention to biological differences between males and females.
Week in Review: June 30–July 4
Week in Review: June 30–July 4
Tracy Vence | Jul 4, 2014
STAP retractions; comparing SCNT-derived stem cells with iPSCs; malaria-infected mice more attractive to mosquitoes; stem cell banks face business challenges