29 May 2023
Bacteria are vital for the diversity and survival of insects
Insects heavily rely on bacteria for essential nutrients that are lacking in their diet. This has allowed insects to access a wide variety of food, leading to remarkable species di...
22 May 2023
Microorganisms' climate adaptation can slow down global warming
A new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that the ability of microorganisms to adapt to climate warming will slow down global warming by storing carbon in soil.
9 May 2023
The bat's ability to convert energy into muscle power is affected by flight speed
Small bats are bad at converting energy into muscle power. Surprisingly, a new study led by Lund University reveals that this ability increases the faster they fly.
25 Apr 2023
Algae in Swedish lakes provide insights to how complex life on Earth developed
By studying green algae in Swedish lakes, a research team, led by Lund University in Sweden, has succeeded in identifying which environmental conditions promote multicellularity. T...
19 Apr 2023
Bird feeding helps small birds fight infection
Seeds and fat balls do more than just fill small birds’ stomachs. New research from Lund University in Sweden shows that feeding during the wintertime causes birds to be healthier,...
13 Mar 2023
Migratory birds take breaks to boost their immune system
Exercising too much and not getting enough rest is bad for your health. A new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that the same is true for migratory birds. They need to res...
27 Feb 2023
Bees’ pesticide risk is species and landscape dependent
There is newfound evidence of how bees' pesticide exposure depends on their interaction with the environment.
10 Feb 2023
Size of insects are shaped by temperature and predators
The size of dragonflies and damselflies varies around the globe. These insects are generally larger in temperate areas than in the tropics. According to a new study from Lund Unive...
2 Feb 2023
Genes decide the willow warbler’s migration routes
Since antiquity, humans have been fascinated by birds’ intercontinental migratory journeys. A new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that two areas in their genome decide w...
24 Jan 2023
Stress may trigger male defense against predators
Only males among the fish species crucian carp have developed a strategy to protect themselves from hungry predators, according to a new study from Lund University in Sweden. The e...
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