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Important evolutionary step discovered: body heat without shivering  10

Endothermy, the ability to regulate body temperature independent of ambient temperature, was an important step in the evolution of many mammals and...

(Web-Redaktion on 06/17/2019)

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Für das sogenannte Fallenmodell wurde die Fruchtfliege (Drosophila melanogaster) verwendet. Foto © Markus Riedl  11

Deleterious DNA often falls into a trap  11

The uncontrolled proliferation of transposable elements (TEs), short sequences of “parasitic” DNA, could lead to the extinction of numerous animal...

(Web-Redaktion on 04/29/2019)

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Europäischer Feldhase (Lepus europaeus) Foto ©Tatiana AdobeStock  12

What gives hares a stomach ache  12

Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are being described with increasing frequency in the European brown hare. These are often due to changes in the...

(Web-Redaktion on 04/25/2019)

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