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evolution

Tema: evolution

Adriana Hernandez-Aguilar at work high up in a tropical tree

Chimpanzee beds are cleaner than human beds

 All of the great apes – including humans, gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos and orangutans – make beds to sleep in. A new study shows that chimpanzee beds are impressively clean when it comes to fecal bacteria - so clean that humans would have to live in an IKEA warehouse to do better.

Leucauge venusta

A new web of life

For the first time biologists have made a full family tree of the world's spiders. It may impact disciplines such as material science and medicine, the researchers claim.

Førsteamanuensis Lee Hsiang Low

Prestigious European grant to evolutionary biologist at UiO

What is the link between microevolution that occurs between generations, and macroevolution that causes species to arise or become extinct? Associate Professor Lee Hsiang Liow wants to know, and the European Research Council has funded her ground-breaking new project with nearly two million Euros.