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

Press and Public Relations

A wolf in sheep's clothing: Your boss, the friendly blackmailer

October 06, 2016
Extortionate strategies can be successful - if they are not applied too heavy-handedly [more]

Hereditary diseases are the price of protection against infections

September 01, 2016
Balancing selection is responsible for helping us fend off pathogens, but also for the occurrence of mutations in our genome that predispose us to hereditary diseases [more]
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Strategies for dealing with the cuckoo mafia

May 17, 2016
Host birds only tolerate parasitic eggs in their nests when they fear retaliation [more]

New mathematical model for tumour prognosis

April 18, 2016
Proportion of cancer stem cells can increase over the course of cancer treatment [more]
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Raw material for new genes

March 07, 2016
Genetic analysis in mice shows that new genes can evolve from non-functional DNA regions [more]
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Voters prefer to be represented by extortioners

March 07, 2016
A climate game and a game theory model show that people prefer representatives who adopt an extortionate strategy in negotiations [more]
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