(PhysOrg.com) -- Female seed beetles are known for their promiscuity, a surprising fact given that the males of the species have dangerously sharp spikes on their sex organs. Now a U of T Mississauga team led by an undergraduate student has discovered that this perplexing hunger for sex may in fact be driven by a thirst for water.
- Opportunity leads to promiscuity among squirrels, study findsWed, 15 Dec 2010, 10:55:18 EST
- 2 new species of 'leaping' beetles discovered in New CaledoniaTue, 18 Jan 2011, 11:22:05 EST
- Jewel beetles, obtained from local people, turn out to be 4 species unknown to scienceThu, 7 Jul 2011, 13:38:25 EDT
- New endemic beetles discovered in Iberian Peninsula Tue, 31 May 2011, 21:33:22 EDT
- 4 new species of water-gliding rove beetles discovered in Ningxia, ChinaMon, 25 Feb 2013, 11:04:29 EST