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Naturvitenskap

Tema: Naturvitenskap

Adult male Bale monkey feeding on young highland bamboo shoot.

Bambus-spisende Bale-aper kan fortsatt reddes fra utryddelse

Det finnes bare 10 000 gjenlevende Bale-aper, og alle lever i det sørlige etiopiske høylandet. Denne sjeldne apen spiser helst bare bambus, men bambusskogene blir hogd i høyt tempo. Apene blir attpåtil forfulgt av bøndene i området, men ny forskning viser at det fortsatt er mulig å berge den utrydningstrude ape-arten.

The strange genetics of the fish that never grows up

The world's smallest fish lives like a larvae throughout its whole life. It thrives in peat swamp forest waters that are as acidic as Coke, with the same colour as tea. But the really strange discovery is that the "baby carp" has a genome lacking a lot of important bits.

Anne Hope Jahren, Bill Hagopian, Jahren Lab

Preparing spruce for climate changes

Living spruce and fossilized bits of wood from Viking burial sites hide a number of secrets. They can be crucial in research on climate change.