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

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Environmental change leaves its footprint in the epigenome

May 30, 2014
High-fat diets and long daylight periods alter epigenetic markers in wild mice [more]
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Extortioners are only temporarily successful

May 29, 2014
A game theory experiment demonstrates that people only let themselves be extorted to a limited extent, thus contradicting models indicating the success of extortionate social conduct [more]
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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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