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University of East Anglia Study Reveals Consequences of a Lifetime of Sexual Competition


5/2/2013 7:58:03 AM

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Males that spend all their time reacting to their rivals die earlier and are less able to mate later in life according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Research published today in the journal Evolution reveals how fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) that are subjected to continual competition from mating rivals, mate for longer and produce more offspring in early life.

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