Press Releases

26. 5. 2021
May 25, 2021 [Musanze, Rwanda] – A scientific study published today in Scientific Reports [link] suggests that new health challenges may be emerging as…
17. 3. 2021
Elephant-shrews, also called jumping shrews or sengis, are little-known African mammals that resemble shrews or rodents in appearance but are evolutionarily closer to elephants…
17. 3. 2021
Sexual reproduction imposes risks on participating adults through increased probability of injury, predation pressure, or parasite exposure. Evolutionary theory predicts that animals will tolerate…
15. 3. 2021
During their seasonal migration, birds typically travel between breeding and non-breeding grounds along migratory routes grouped into major flyways, such as the Indo-European flyway…
9. 3. 2021
Avian brood parasites pose a serious threat to hosts, substantially reducing their fitness, which selects for the evolution of host defences. A classic example…
22. 12. 2020
An analysis of the songs of most of the world’s passerine birds reveals that the frequency at which birds sing mostly depends on body…
14. 8. 2020
The evolution of a new species is closely related to their ecology and behaviour, with choice of habitat (an area suitable for a living)…
16. 7. 2020
A new species of mammarenavirus, a mammalian virus from the arenavirus family, was discovered by a scientist from the Institute of Vertebrate Biology of…
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