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Genes for speciation

Regions in the genome cause infertility in some hybrids of house mouse subspecies
Max Planck Society – Research

Toxic fruits hold the key to reproductive success

A dopamine precursor in the toxic fruits of the morinda tree increases fertility in female Drosophila sechellia flies
Max Planck Society – Research

First glance at a new world

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft sends image of dwarf planet Ceres, to Earth
Max Planck Society – Research

Biodiversity conservation is defeated by deer

The potential contribution of forest conservation areas to avoid species losses is very low, or even negative, as long as wildlife ruminants overgraze the protected areas
Max Planck Society – Research

Observing small animals from space will soon be reality

The ambitious and globally unique ICARUS project receives funding from ROSKOSMOS
Max Planck Society – Research