Afrikanische Bunbarsche (aus dem Tanganyikasee, Malawisee und Victoriasee) mit horizontalen Streifenmustern, die die sich wiederholende (konvergente) Evolution illustrieren.

Evolution does repeat itself after all: How evolution lets stripes come and go

A team of evolutionary biologists from the University of Konstanz, headed by Prof. Dr. Axel Meyer, discovers the genetic basis for the repeated evolution of colour patterns. The findings about the stripes of the especially diverse species of East-African cichlid fishes explain how evolution can repeat itself at record speed. The study is published in “Science” magazine on 26 October.

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VEUK-Preisträger 2018

Alina Bollhagen, Sebastian Siegner, Jahn Nitschke, Alexander Fiedler, Markus Brüll erhalten den diesjährigen VEUK-Preis (rechts im Bild: Susanne Mahler-Siebler, Geschäftsführerin VEUK).

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Fliegender Storch

ICARUS – Tracking animals from space (Kopie 1)

“Live call” between Alexander Gerst and guests at Mainau Island on 9 October 2018. The ICARUS antenna was attached to the exterior of the International Space Station (ISS) during a spacewalk on 15 August 2018. On 24 July, the foundation stone for the Center for Visual Computing of Collectives (VCC) was laid. The new top-level research centre for the study of collective animal behaviour will open in 2021.

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Fliegender Storch

ICARUS – Tracking animals from space

The ICARUS antenna was successfully installed on the exterior of the International Space Station (ISS) during a spacewalk on 15 August 2018. On 24 July, the foundation stone for the Center for Visual Computing of Collectives (VCC) was laid. The new top-level research centre for the study of collective animal behaviour will open in 2021.

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FAT10-Struktur. Bild: Marcus Groettrup

Why two?

Research teams of the University of Konstanz and the Biotechnology Institute Thurgau succeed in analyzing the structure of the protein FAT10 – fundamental research for a potential cancer therapy

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Junge Höhlenfische, geboren im Juni 2018 am Limnologischen Institut der Universität Konstanz, schwimmen mit erwachsenen Tieren im Aquarium.

Cave fish born without a cave

Exciting scientific development at the University of Konstanz: After thousands of years underground, Europe’s first cave fish produce their first offspring outside of a cave system

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Einführungsveranstaltungen WS 2018/19

im Fachbereich Biologie für Studierende des Faches Biologie, Biological Sciences & Life Sciences

Donnerstag, 04. Oktober 2018 – Freitag 12. Oktober 2018

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Kompaktkurs: Einführung in die Rechenmethoden der Naturwissenschaften

08:30 - 18:00

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A 600

Montag, 15. Oktober 2018

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Erstsemesterbegrüßung – Die...

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