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Dec 17, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
A starving female mantis is better than her well-fed counterparts at using pheromones to attract males, new research suggests.
Dec 16, 2014 04:00 AM ET
It turns out that there's more to attraction and partner-choosing than just sticking with the one-two punch of looks and personality. You might be employing the "framing effect" in your mate search, without even realizing it.
Dec 15, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sparks are said to fly when people are in love, and now science proves this literally happens when an egg and sperm hit it off.
Dec 2, 2014 01:10 PM ET // Discovery News
The Christmas Island natives make their annual journey to the coast to mate.
Dec 2, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Its distinctive mating call helps scientists distinguish the creature from already known frogs with which it was often confused.
Nov 19, 2014 01:15 PM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
The captive animals may not be as effective at increasing the genetic diversity of wild populations, if results on mice translate to other species.
Nov 4, 2014 12:55 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Hummingbird beaks aren't just for nectar sipping. They can double as weapons in the mating game.
Oct 28, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Reptiles that have sex early and frequently in life and feast on meat tend to live fast, die young.
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