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Tag: beetle

Is caffeine an energetic agent for beetles?Okayama University, confirmed by “Red Flour Beetle”

Is caffeine an energetic agent for beetl ...

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On October 29, Okayama University made "Kokunusutomodoki", a grain pest of rice and wheat, orally ingest caffeine mixed with sugar water, and examined mating behavior and sperm competitiveness, and drank caffeine. The male announced that it took less time to court the female and mount it on the fema... ...
Identified two genes that determine the shape of beetle horns, such as NIG

Identified two genes that determine the ...

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On October 29, the National Institute of Genetics (NIG) lost the function of multiple genes known to be involved in the formation of beetle horns, resulting in a folding pattern of "horn primordium" that will become horns in the future. It was announced that it was clarified that the "depth" and "pa... ...