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Brooding female birds respond to vivid male plumes


June 25th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Male birds displaying gorgeous plumes seem to positively affect brooding females of the same species, improving offspring growth. Scientists made the discovery during a breeding experiment with Houbara ... Read more...

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Visual stimulation from attractive males positively affects brooding females


June 25th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Brooding female birds are sensitive to visual stimulation from attractive males of the same species, a breeding experiment with Houbara bustards has led scientists to conclude.Females that observed ... Read more...

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How a single gene causes severe mental retardation


May 11th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): Experiments on mice conducted by scientists at Duke University Medical Center and the University of North Carolina have significant insights into how a single disrupted gene can cause ... Read more...

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