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Party discipline for jumping genes

Jumping genes, as transposons are also called, are a part of the genome of most organisms. They are aggregated into families according to their...

(Web-Redaktion on 09/22/2017)

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Foster tadpoles trigger parental instinct in poison frogs

Poison frogs, especially male poison frogs, are very caring parents. After the tadpoles hatch, the males piggyback their offspring to distant pools...

(Web-Redaktion on 09/20/2017)

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Wolves understand cause and effect better than dogs

A rattle will only make noise if you shake it. Children learn this principle of cause and effect early on in their lives. However, animals like the...

(Web-Redaktion on 09/15/2017)

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A-MUD: method for automatically detecting mouse song

Mice produce a remarkable repertoire of vocalizations across five octaves, which they emit during mating and other contexts. Vocalizations of adult...

(Web-Redaktion on 09/08/2017)

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An island getaway: Why some Listeria strains survive good food hygiene standards

Despite the high standards of cleanliness and hygiene in the food industry, bacteria such as Listeria monocytogenes can still be found in the food...

(Web-Redaktion on 08/30/2017)

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