Anna Kopps

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UNSW scientists have discovered a new form of non-genetic inheritance, showing for the first time that offspring can resemble a mother’s previous sexual partner – in flies at least.

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A UNSW-led team of researchers studying dolphins that use sponges as tools has shown that social behaviour can shape the genetic makeup of an animal population in the wild.

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A group of female dolphins has been learning from their mothers to use sponges to help catch fish for at least 180 years, a study has found.