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Current NEWS from the LIB cosmos

From newly discovered animal species to treasures of historical collections, from environmental changes to nature conservation in the Anthropocene, from the opening of a special exhibition to a panel discussion: you will find all the latest information here. We also offer current press releases for download in the press area.

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  • Press releases, Research

    New form of ant society spreads across species

    Fire ants evolve new social form and spread “social supergene” for alternate social organization to other species.

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  • LIB, Research

    The LIB in solidarity with Ukraine

    We stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and have put all forms of collaboration with Russian partner institutions on hold.

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  • Press releases, Research

    BIO-GEEC: Measures to protect biodiversity in Ecuador

    Countless animal species live in the cloud and tropical forests of Ecuador but most of these species remain poorly known although their habitats are shrinking rapidly.

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    High from the air, drones help survey sand lizard habitat

    LIB researchers use drones to generate high-resolution habitat maps for sand lizards providing data for conservation measures.

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  • Press releases, Research

    Sucking millipedes: evolution of sucking pumps in arthropods

    Similar to some insects and other arthropods, millipedes ingest liquid food using a sucking pump.

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    Knowledge Transfer, LIB, Research

    Comprehensive practical guide for DNA-based methods published

    International research network DNAqua-Net presents guidelines for the application of DNA-based biomonitoring tools.

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