Contests for female attention turns males into better performers—in fruit flies

Giving females an opportunity to choose the male they mate with leads to the evolution of better performing males, according to new research into the behaviour of fruit flies performed by University of Sheffield, University of St Andrews and the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research in Berlin, Germany.

Contests for female attention turns males into better performers—in fruit flies

Giving females an opportunity to choose the male they mate with leads to the evolution of better performing males, according to new research into the behaviour of fruit flies performed by University ...

Fri 13 Oct 17 from Phys.org

Contests for female attention turns males into better performers in fruit flies, Fri 13 Oct 17 from ScienceDaily

Serenading flies

University of Sheffield researchers have established in a recent study that male fruit flies evolve to sing high-tempo songs when competing for the attention of females. The study, published ...

Sat 14 Oct 17 from The Hindu

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