Sugar Aversion Hampers Cockroach Coupling

Male cockroaches attract females by providing a roach version of chocolate – sugars and fats. Glucose-averse females, however, sometimes flee when their saliva turns the sweet treat into a bitter pill. Credit: Ayako Wada-Katsumata New research from[{” attribute=””>North Carolina State University (NC State) shows the behavioral mechanism behind a sweet cockroach mating ritual that takes … Read more