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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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    Algae provide clues about 600 million years of plant evolution

    A research team with participation of the LIB has published a study in Nature Plants that delves into the “terrestrialization of plants.”

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    Gesichter des LIB: Alexander Suh

    Curious, eager to experiment, connecting: with these portents, Alexander Suh took over the leadership of the Center for Molecular Biodiversity Research (zmb) at LIB in April 2023.

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    Now released in English: The Puku Antelope

    The German version was released last year, and now the English translation of the book, titled “The Puku Antelope”, has recently followed. An interview with author and LIB researcher Vera Rduch:

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    Insecticides affect aquatic insects in unexpected ways

    A recent study led by LIB provides the first evidence of changes in the genetic program in insect larvae living in rivers.

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    Speed dating with LIB researchers at “Book a Scientist”

    As part of the Leibniz Association’s “Book a Scientist” initiative, on September 12, 2023, those interested can now engage in direct conversations with us and researchers from other Leibniz institutes and museums.

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    Our Treasure of the Month: The speckled buzzing grasshopper

    110 years old, from the vicinity of Hamburg, and our Treasure of the Month: it has become extinct near the hanseatic city. However, for LIB research, it is incredibly valuable for this reason.

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