Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum

Under the roof of the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (SGN), six research institutes and three natural history museums in Germany conduct research in bio- and geosciences. The misson of its articles of association is to make science and scientific findings accessible to the public through teaching, publishing and the natural history museums.

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Bears breed across species borders

Senckenberg scientists have sequenced the entire genomes of four bear species, making it now possible to analyze the evolutionary history of all bears at the genome level. It shows that gene flow, or gene exchange, between ...

dateApr 19, 2017 in Ecology
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How far do invasive species travel?

As a result of the globalization of trade and transport, in the past decades, tens of thousands of species have spread into regions where they were not originally at home. Potentially serious consequences of this include ...

dateJan 11, 2017 in Ecology
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