the Seeds of Science

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Monthly Archives: July, 2013

Getting a grip on love

By Janice Ting, EEB When the flashy colours and fancy dancing don’t impress her, male guppies—tropical fish common in fish tanks—use claws on their penises to hang on to resistant … Continue reading

July 25, 2013

It’s a small world if you’re a miniature fish

By Stephanie Lefebvre, EEB From elephants to ants, walruses to weevils, animals vary hugely in size. But how an animal’s size influences its life isn’t well understood.  For example, how … Continue reading

July 25, 2013