Research reveals the sex secrets of amphibian singing choruses

Journal Reference: Ryan Calsbeek, Francisco Javier Zamora‐Camacho, Laurel B. Symes. Individual contributions to group chorus dynamics influence access to mating opportunities in wood frogs. Ecology Letters, 2022; DOI: 10.1111/ele.14002 The study of wood frog choruses is believed to be the first investigation that analyzes how individual songs contribute to group singing dynamics and the resulting … Read more

Scarlett Johansson DENIES ‘absurd’ rumor that she once had sex in an elevator with Benicio del Toro

Scarlett Johansson DENIES absurd rumor that she once had

Two-time Oscar nominee Scarlett Johansson has officially denied an old rumor that she once had sex in an elevator with her Avengers: Infinity War castmate Benicio del Toro, but she didn’t name him. ‘That was a story that followed me for a long time,’ the 37-year-old former child star explained on TheSkimm’s 9 to 5ish … Read more

Queen’s genes determine sex of entire ant colonies

Journal Reference: German Lagunas-Robles, Jessica Purcell, Alan Brelsford. Linked supergenes underlie split sex ratio and social organization in an ant. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021; 118 (46): e2101427118 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2101427118 “It’s weird to have any parent that’s only producing one sex or the other,” said UC Riverside entomologist and study author Jessica … Read more