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Bats imitate wasps and hornets to scare off predators

⇧ [VIDÉO] You may also like this affiliate content (after ads) A new study has examined one of nature’s most fascinating phenomena: Batesian mimicry. A harmless species must protect itself from potential predators by mimicking a more dangerous species in an evolutionary “trick” (sound, color, toxicity, etc.). A feature already seen in some insects, in …

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Spain launches health alert after finding eight cases

The disease is native to the African continent, where many species of wild animals can transmit it to humans. The UK has warned that all patients undergoing treatment in its territory have homosexual relationships in common. After the United Kingdom and Portugal, monkeypox hit Spain. At least eight people are strongly suspected of carrying the …

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Here we act! | Courtesy of The Conversation. Mosquitoes are more attracted to some colors than others.

Undoubtedly, if you find yourself in mosquito bites, it will quickly ruin a pleasant summer evening. But mosquitoes are not only a nuisance, they are the deadliest creatures on earth because of the diseases they spread. Much research is focused on understanding their behavior and prey preferences. We know that vision is an important sensory …

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What makes Helicobacter so adaptable?

bacterial pathogen Helicobacter pylori owes its worldwide distribution to its genetic adaptability. Microbiologists at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have identified an enzyme that plays a vital role in the flexible control of global gene expression in a species. Cosmopolitan bacteria Helicobacter pylori, which colonizes the gastrointestinal tract of mammals, is the cause of one …

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Are mosquitoes more attracted to certain colors than others?

Undoubtedly, if you find yourself in mosquito bites, it will quickly ruin a pleasant summer evening. But mosquitoes are not only a nuisance, they are the deadliest creatures on earth because of the diseases they spread. Much research is focused on understanding their behavior and prey preferences. We know that vision is an important sensory …

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Here we act! | Courtesy of The Conversation. Mosquitoes are more attracted to some colors than others.

Undoubtedly, if you find yourself in mosquito bites, it will quickly ruin a pleasant summer evening. But mosquitoes are not only a nuisance, they are the deadliest creatures on earth because of the diseases they spread. Much research is focused on understanding their behavior and prey preferences. We know that vision is an important sensory …

Here we act! | Courtesy of The Conversation. Mosquitoes are more attracted to some colors than others. Read More »

This is where we operate! Mosquitoes are more attracted to some colors than others.

Undoubtedly, if you find yourself in mosquito bites, it will quickly ruin a pleasant summer evening. But mosquitoes are not only a nuisance, they are the deadliest creatures on earth because of the diseases they spread. Much research is focused on understanding their behavior and prey preferences. We know that vision is an important sensory …

This is where we operate! Mosquitoes are more attracted to some colors than others. Read More »