After relocating to islets with no predators, Aegean wall lizards changed the chemical signals they use to communicate with each other, researchers say.
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Same-sex behavior in animals is not only "not costly" from a natural selection perspective, but it also may have important benefits.
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The mating calls túngara frogs make have an unfortunate side effect: attracting one of their main predators.
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The way a mosquito uses its wings to make special sounds to attract a mate could lead to ways to build quieter drones, researchers say.
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"The odors produced by birds are unique to them... Alter that bacteria and the bird could be less attractive to potential mates."
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A single genetic mutation both turns male fruit flies yellow and keeps them from mating effectively. How is that possible? Sex combs.
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