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How did bird babysitting co-ops evolve?

The common understanding of evolution is that it is a battle for survival: one must either "scrunch or be scrunched," as Nicodemus Boffin, the Dickens' character, famously says.

dateJun 21, 2017 in Evolution
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Warming temperatures threaten sea turtles

The study by Dr Jacques-Olivier Laloë of the University's College of Science and published in the Global Change Biology journal, argues that warmer temperatures associated with climate change could lead to higher numbers ...

dateJun 21, 2017 in Ecology
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Gene transfer keeps bacteria fit

Researchers at the University of Basel's Biozentrum have discovered that Bartonella bacteria exchange genes efficiently using a domesticated virus encoded in their genome. As the findings published in Cell Systems demonstrate, ...

dateJun 15, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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