Biology

Report on blue tit epidemic and bird population trends

An infectious disease is troubling the blue tits. (Image: schnuddel/iStock) The participatory campaign "Hour of the Garden Birds" has something good to report this year,...

How wildfires damage the ozone layer

Forest fire near Canberra in Australia. © Daniiielc/ iStock Smoke particles from forest fires can trigger chemical reactions in the atmosphere that contribute to the...

How whales make sounds

Sound-producing structures in a porpoise's nose© Christian B. Christensen/ Aarhus University Toothed whales, such as dolphins, killer whales and sperm whales, have a diverse repertoire...

Algal blooms are increasing

Phytoplankton blooms in the offshore ocean. © Lian Feng Since 2003, algal blooms have increased in coastal areas around the world. This is shown by...

Terrorized “care salons” in the coral reef

Video © Cambridge University "Business-damaging" behavior in the underwater world: Researchers have found that some species of bass chase away "customers" from cleaner fish. The...

Geckos recognize themselves?

Geckos apparently "know" how they smell. © Francesca Angiolani No way simple reptiles: Geckos have a form of self-awareness, the results of an experimental study...

Seeds cleverly screwed into the ground

Video: Carnegie Mellon University Oak wood shavings provide torque: Researchers have developed a sophisticated drilling equipment for seeds that literally screws the seeds into the...

Primeval leaf sleep in the mirror of scars

Symmetrically arranged feeding marks on modern (right) and fossil leaf structures (left) indicate that insects gnawed on them in a folded nocturnal position. ...

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