‘I’ve had a few dates, but nothing amounted to anything long-term.
After having journeyed half way across the globe to reach their breeding grounds in the Arctic, male pectoral sandpipers fly thousands of kilometres more through their breeding range.
But albino plants are unable to do the very thing that makes a plant a plant.
Without chlorophyll, they can’t photosynthesize, meaning they can’t convert sunlight into energy.
The researchers found that though individuals may claim otherwise, beauty is the key ingredient for men while women, the much choosier of the sexes, leverage their looks for security and commitment.
While humans may pride themselves on being highly evolved, most still behave like the stereotypical Neanderthals when it comes to choosing a mate, according to research by Indiana University cognitive scientist Peter Todd.
Organisms with albino mutations are pretty weird in general, but albino plants are extra weird.
Presumably they are searching for mating opportunities to increase their reproductive success.
After six weeks, 15 said they had found a sexual partner from the event while 25 said they were in a developing relationship.
After one year, the number in a relationship was just 17.
He holds a Ph D from Humboldt University in Law and an MBA from the University of San Diego.
Dr Philipp Semmer is a board member of the Friends of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and alumnus of the BMW Young Leaders Forum.