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Antioxidants boost sperm health


July 19th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 19 (IANS) Antioxidants vitamin E and beta-carotene help maintain male fertility and offer the best protection against sperm damage. In a study of crickets, researchers found that a ... Read more...

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The more sex partners you have, the more fertile your offspring will be


January 20th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): In a new study, scientists at the Centre for Evolutionary Biology, University of Western Australia, have found being polygamous could be more than being monogamous, when it comes ... Read more...

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Feeding the birds can delay their chorus at the crack of dawn


January 9th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the growing phenomenon of feeding wild birds with food such as sunflower seeds and fat balls is altering their behaviour.It has also ... Read more...

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Feeding birds impact male mating chances


December 27th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Feeding birds can delay their dawn chorus, says new research, which pointed out that the extra food could have a major impact on male mating chances.Scientists have discovered ... Read more...

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Female toads ‘grow fat’ to thwart unwanted mates!


July 11th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that female toads can thwart unwanted suitors by simply inflating their bodies.The female toad, when grasped by its unwanted male counterpart, inflates ... Read more...

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Inflatable Female Toads Throw Off Unwanted Males


July 9th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In a bizarre biological find, researchers from Australia have revealed that the female toad can thwart her unwanted suitors by simply inflating their ... Read more...

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A frog’s vibes attracts mates


June 30th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) Unlike his peers, the red-eyed tree frog does not croak the loudest or make pretty sounds to attract mates but generates vibes to improve its romantic prospects. The ... Read more...

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When it comes to hooking up with opposite sex, genital complexities do matter


January 8th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Confirming one of Darwin's theories, biologists at University of Cincinnati have said that genital complexities do play a role when it comes to hooking up with the opposite ... Read more...

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Derail mosquitoes’ sex lives to halt malaria


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Stopping male mosquitoes from sealing their sperm inside females with a 'mating plug' could prevent them from reproducing, potentially opening a new way to combat malaria, says a ... Read more...

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Meddling in mosquitoes’ sex lives could help prevent spread of malaria


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Little tweaking in mosquitoes' 'mating plug' could prevent mosquitoes from reproducing, and offer a potential new way to combat malaria, says a new study.Scientists have said that preventing ... Read more...

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Offspring of promiscuous tit birds gets a head start to remain stronger


May 13th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 13 (ANI): Female tit birds are known for mating with rival males before their social partner, for giving genetic advantage to their chicks. But, a new study has questioned this ... Read more...

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Male crabs bluff to scare rivals away


November 17th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 17 (IANS) Dishonesty helps male fiddler crabs scare rivals away. They grow claws that are seemingly powerful but actually weak and puny. The signals they send one another about their ... Read more...

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How lying saves crabs lives


November 12th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A team of Australian ecologists has discovered that crabs bluff about there fighting ability.They found that some male fiddler crabs lie about their fighting ability by growing ... Read more...

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Octopuses take the cake in kinky sex!


April 4th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
London, April 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have shown that octopuses have love lives far more intricate than previously known, by finding that the animals exhibit behaviour ... Read more...

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Male Mozambique tilapia fish uses urine to beat off threat of competition


December 13th, 2007 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new study has shed light on the role of male Mozambique tilapia fishs urine in asserting their dominance over fellow members of the same sex.The new research ... Read more...

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