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For This New Zealand Parrot, “Laughter” Is Contagious

When people are feeling playful, they giggle and laugh, making others around them want to laugh and play too. Now, researchers reporting in Current...

(Web-Redaktion on 03/20/2017)

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ALPBIONET2030 – Protection for the Alpine Space

Protected areas and connected natural axes - landscapes that wildlife can cross - form the basis of an Alpine “ecological network” for the protection...

(Web-Redaktion on 03/14/2017)

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Stressed seabird parents think only of themselves

Stress is a factor not only in the best human families; it also appears among animals. To see how bird family members interact with each other in...

(Web-Redaktion on 03/10/2017)

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Male poison frogs become cannibals after taking over territories

Systematic “infanticide” of unrelated young occurs in several animal species. For carnivores and primates, infanticidal actions are mainly sexually...

(Web-Redaktion on 02/28/2017)

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Metabolism drives growth and division of cancer cells

The metabolic state of tumor cells contributes to signals that control the proliferation of tumor cells. Already the German biochemist and Nobel Prize...

(Web-Redaktion on 02/20/2017)

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