Dr. Kerstin Mehnert
Scientific Coordinator
Phone:+49 4522 763 233Fax:+49 4522 763 351

Press and Public Relations

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Fear of the cuckoo mafia

April 17, 2014
For fear of retaliation, birds accept and raise brood parasites’ young [more]

Democracy pays

December 23, 2013
Majority wants both punishment for tax evaders and things to go fine for themselves [more]

People don't put a high value on climate protection

October 23, 2013
Without further incentives selfish behaviour will continue to dominate [more]
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Mate choice in mice is heavily influenced by paternal cues

March 28, 2013
Hybrid offspring of different house mice populations show a preference for mating with individuals from their father's original population [more]

Genes without templates

March 25, 2013
Many genes are completely new inventions and not just modified copies of old genes [more]
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Formula for a biologically effective perfume

January 31, 2013
Max Planck researchers crack the olfactory code for partner selection and synthesise the first biologically effective perfume [more]

An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth

October 24, 2012
The majority of vendettas originate within a group [more]
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