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.
Special photo exhibition “Seasons” of the Naturfototreff Eschmar at the Museum Koenig
From Jan. 20-Aug. 21,22, the exhibition “Seasons” presents a pictorial yearly journey through nature’s potpourri.
Comprehensive practical guide for DNA-based methods published
International research network DNAqua-Net presents guidelines for the application of DNA-based biomonitoring tools.
Faces of the LIB: Johanna Hollensteiner
She is responsible for events at the LIB in Hamburg. When not engrossed in planning here, she is drawn to travel the world.
Inflammation promotes evolutionary innovation in “pregnant” ricefishes
By combining anatomical and molecular analyses, the researchers found that cells and signaling pathways involved in the formation of the ricefish plug usually control inflammation.
Our treasure of the month: More than just bribing with sweets
Our treasure of the month belongs to a group of butterflies that have a particularly interesting interaction with ants.
Social behavior of the honeybee helped to colonize vast areas of the globe
Closing the knowledge gap on honeybee evolution is important to understand the evolution and genetics of this globally very important pollinator.