Do Hummingbirds Actually Sleep?

When hummingbirds use more energy than they consume, they use deep hypothermia (torpor) at night to lower energy...

Adaptive radiation on La Réunion: case study in Carex

In order to elucidate patterns of adaptive radiation in some species of Carex (Cyperaceae) that inhabit La R...

What does the chameleon say?

Chameleonids are a famous family of lizards mostly known for their incredible color change ability. However...

Achieving food sovereignty with edible insects: Breaking the cycle of poverty and malnutrition

Food insecurity and environmental degradation disproportionately affect the world’s poorest. Our project tackles...

How did diseases influence human evolutionary processes in Africa? And what is the ‘Pleistocene disease baseline’?

'Pathocene' integrates the concepts of 'pathogens' and the 'Pleistocene' epoch. The project aims to discover...

Zombi: A New Anthropological Hypothesis Concerning the Greatest Mystery of Haitian Vodou

This project will draw on anthropological and ethnographic methods to collect data on the black magic rites...

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