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  • Birds in town must have big brains or lots of sex

    [26 Mar 2020] City life isn´t for everyone, and it can be especially challenging for birds. On top of finding food and places to nest, urban birds have to contend with noise, pollution, and glass surfaces that can produce deadly collisions.

  • Family tree of waxbills reconstructed

    [12 Mar 2020] Researchers at the University of Gothenburg and Uppsala University have published the up to now most extensive study of the family tree of the avian family of waxbills and allies (Estrildidae).

  • Researchers agree that more measures are needed to secure food packaging

    [6 Mar 2020] A group of 33 international scientists has written a consensus statement urging decision makers in government, industry and civil society to reduce exposure to harmful chemicals that are present in food packaging and any other food contact materials.

  • Human caused biodiversity decline started millions of years ago

    [21 Jan 2020] The human-caused biodiversity decline started much earlier than researchers used to believe. According to a new study published in the scientific journal Ecology Letters the process was not started by our own species but by some of our ancestors.

  • Biologist awarded Research Award 2019

    [23 Sep 2019] The recipient of the Faculty of Science¿s Research Award 2019 is Christine Bacon from the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. Her research into plant systematics focuses on identifying macroevolutionary patterns by surveying endangered species in tropical rainforests.

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