Studying evolution in the face of environmental uncertainty is crucial to understand biological diversity, because diversifying life strategies is key to survival and reproduction in uncertain environments.
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wildebeest biodiversity

More and more, ecologists are starting to recognise that preserving the maximum number of species is insufficient.
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Moon

The author shows his concern regarding space agencies' and private companies' recent interest on exploiting the Moon's resources.
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The monograph Endless forms explores some of the most pressing challenges we face as a species.
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Astrochemistry studies their abundance and composition and posits potential chemical pathways that might have led to the presence of such molecules in a particular environment
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cuidados padrazos jacana

Biparental care is observed in less than 10 % of mammals and are often associated to monogamous relationships or immature offspring.
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science communicator illustration

Pere Estupinyà offers advice for young scientists who do not know how to take the leap into science communication.
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paediatrics vaccine

High vaccine coverage is encountering an unexpected obstacle. Recent evidence suggests that anti-vaccination attitudes and concerns are infecting some communities' health care workers.
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refugees

Mercedes Maestre was a republican doctor who developed exceptional activism for social reform and the right to health.
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footprint

What kind of sign is a rhinoceros footprint? It is an index, an iconic representation, and can become a symbolic image. A whole world condensed into a single footprint.
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Interview with Gunnar von Heijne, secretary of the Nobel Committee on Chemistry (Sweden).

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Maternal care comprises many different types of behaviours that, perhaps most prominently, include diverse ways to feed their young.
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Angela Saini

Interview with Angela Saini, scientific journalist (United Kingdom) and author of the book Inferior (2017).
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anti-urban general plan

Poland would become the laboratory for an inhumane colonisation plan, the Generalplan Ost, which involved replacement of the non-Aryan population with Germanic farmers.
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Caballo Blanco coffee plantation in Guatemala

The concept of «blood and soil» as a historical determinant could be found in Termer’s work ten years before the Nazis used it as their state’s official ideology.
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einstein sionist leaders

In a Germany with widespread and growing anti-Semitism, and later with the rise of Nazism, Albert Einstein’s physics faced hostility and was attacked on racial grounds.
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former building of the Institute for Experimental Biology

Academic life in Vienna was hit harder by National Socialism than anywhere else in Germany, due to the high numbers of scientists of Jewish origins.
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Scientists supported Nazi ideologies and policies in many ways
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This monograph seeks precisely to show the level of involvement of the German academic world with Nazi postulates.
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In late-Middle-Age Central European monasteries, nuns like Hildegard von Bingen rivaled monks in intellectual excellence.
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Illustration disseminate

What do scientists do when they explain their own or others’ research? Do they communicate do they popularise? Gemma Marfany prefers to say she disseminates knowledge...
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International Space Station dome

To avoid potential psychotic episodes, the International Space Station astronauts talk weekly to their friends and family.
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Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg and our young people remind us that we cannot keep looking the other way. Otherwise, we will be denying our sons and daughters – and ourselves, of course – the right to life.
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moisé mahiques tips science communication

Science disseminator Pere Estupinyà lists four possible roles for science communicators: none, a collaborative role, an involved one, or that of a professional.
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