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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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  • LIB, Research

    What medicine can learn from ants…

    The mouthparts of ants could help improve needle holders used in endoscopic procedures. Dr Benjamin Wipfler explaines in our interview what it is all about.

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  • Collection, LIB, Treasure of the month

    Treasure of the Month: The Greater Adjutant

    A large bird that became a big surprise for our taxidermists and bird experts. The Greater Adjutant is our treasure this month, which we present from our scientific collections. It was not initially clear that it was this rare bird…

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  • LIB, Press releases, Special exhibitions

    “Nature in black and white” and “The Bergisches Land” – nature photography at the Museum Koenig Bonn

    From Berchtesgaden to the Bergisches Land and Mecklenburg to sub-Saharan Africa: 16 photographers from the Eschmar Nature Photography Meeting will be showing their work as part of the 19th Eschmar Nature Photography Days at Museum Koenig Bonn on March 16 and 17, 2024.

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  • LIB, Research

    Show us your feet … and watch the marvelous evolution

    Geckos are known for their specially equipped feet, which enable them to cling to even the smoothest surfaces. LIB researchers have looked at another aspect of this species-rich and widespread group of lizards.

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  • Faces of the LIB, LIB

    Faces of LIB: Camilla Bruno Di Nizo

    For Camilla B. Di Nizo, scientific work brings new surprises every day. Running the cell culture lab within the Biobank in LIB, she has preserved viable material from more than 100 species.

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  • LIB, Research

    The Immaculate Conception in Cichlids

    Childbearing does not necessarily have to be a team effort. A team including LIB researcher Astrid Böhne found that cichlids are capable of self-fertilization, allowing them to produce offspring on their own.

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