Researchers have reconstructed the phylogenetic tree of six African baboon species. The genetic information provides clear indications that genes were exchanged between the monkeys.
Freshwater fish are among the world´s most at-risk species. Around one-third of freshwater fish species are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change - particularly in the Mediterranean region.
For the first time during an ongoing Lassa fever outbreak, scientists have used portable genomic sequencing technology to identify viruses, which enabled puclic health interventions to be tailored.
Sugar is more than just a pure source of energy. The body itself produces a whole battery of complex sugar chains which can influence mechanisms of the immune system, e.g. in reproductive biology.
Electricity companies tend to increase their baseline electricity tariffs if more consumers search for cheaper tariffs on the internet. The ones that are losing out are consumers who remain loyal.
Timber production, recreation, carbon storage - forests have a lot on their plate. A study now reveals that diverse and old forests generally fare best in terms of services they provide.
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