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Flexible instead of one-way track: poison frogs show high flexibility when taking care of their brood

Avoiding dangers and strenuous movements if possible, not necessarily preferring own breeding grounds and acknowledging the benefits of crowded water...

(Web-Redaktion on 04/27/2018)

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The dark side of cichlid fish: from cannibal to caregiver

Cannibalism, the eating of conspecifics, has a rational background in the animal kingdom. It may serve as a source of energy-rich nutrition or to...

(Web-Redaktion on 04/20/2018)

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Natural killer cells exhibit increased antitumor activity through CDK8 deletion

The human immune system uses natural killer (NK) cells as a weapon against cancer and virus-infected cells. A higher activity of the NK cells...

(Web-Redaktion on 04/11/2018)

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Study shows late-born hibernators grow more rapidly than early-born counterparts

Juvenile hibernators born late in the reproductive season grow and reproduce faster than their early-born counterparts, but might have a shorter...

(Web-Redaktion on 03/02/2018)

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Horse origins turned upside-down

Only a limited number of key transformative changes have truly revolutionized human history. The domestication of the horse is one of them. Horseback...

(Web-Redaktion on 02/22/2018)

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