Biology

Water mushrooms: Powerful unknowns in sight

In water, too, special fungi are involved in the decomposition of biomass and thus in the nutrient cycle. © H. Masigol Inconspicuous, hardly researched...

Award-winning biodiversity research

the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung reports on the interesting work of the evolutionary biologist alexandre Antonelliwhich was awarded this year's Senckenberg Prize. Source: Senckenberg World

Brave monkeys learn faster

A male marmoset exploring a branch. © Vedrana Šlipogor Like humans, monkeys have the ability to use tools, display complex social behavior, and learn...

Why sunscreen harms reefs

Apparently, those who smear themselves with certain sunscreens before swimming or snorkeling can give corals a phototoxic hit. © Cunfek/iStock Sunscreen that bathers release...

On the trail of South German primeval robbers

Reconstruction of Batrachotomus and its habitat in present-day southwest Germany. © SMNS, M. Rech The primeval horsetail forests of what is now south-west Germany...

Extreme plant grows faster under stress

The extreme plant Schrenkiella parvula © José Dinneny If conditions are too dry, too salty, or too cold, most plants will grow poorly and eventually...

On the trail of secret reef dwellers

Researchers demonstrate the potential of so-called environmental DNA metabarcoding for studying biodiversity in tropical reefs. © Mihtiander/iStock Biodiversity research with "forensic" methods: A study...

On the trail of unrecognized chemical exposure

Sampling at the Xiaoqing River. © Hereon/ Hanna Joerss The pollution of the environment with industrial chemicals is strictly monitored, but the monitoring currently...

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Water mushrooms: Powerful unknowns in sight

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