Tag: "choosy" at biology news
Biologist Discovers What May Be World’s ‘Pickiest?Mates
... before making a final selection. One particularly choosy
crab visited 106 male burrows, fully entering 15 o...research provides one of the first examples of how choosy
resource selection can help offspring survivorship.?/p> Male fiddler crabs attract suitors by st...
Neuronal cell cultures kept on the straight and narrow
...y hard to culture. They are highly specialized and choosy
about their environment--normally they only survive and develop when cultured on a layer of non-neuronal "glial" cells that provide cellular support services. There are usually far more glial cells than neuronal cells, which makes it hard to image ne...
Choosy females make colourful males
...clining. In turbid water, cichlid females are less choosy
and males are less brightly coloured. This research therefore underlines the importance of measures to counteract the ongoing eutrophication of the lake. ...
Inheriting a tendency to brain infection
..., an infectious disease that tends to be extremely choosy
about its victims. In a paper published in the September 29, 2006 issue of the journal Science, they describe two young patients who carry mutations in this gene who are susceptible to the disease while being otherwise immunologically normal. The pa...