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Populations of Pocillopora aliciae are thriving in coastal Sydney

Subtropical corals are heading south to Sydney: are they dangerous invaders or harmless refugees?

Increasing environmental pressures such as ocean warming are destroying marine habitats, including the largest coral…

Banded mongooses

Fighting force size and key individuals drive success in warlike animal fights

In violent contests between banded mongoose groups, winning groups have more males and the oldest male in the fight…

The offspring of the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis

Microbes support adaptation to climate change

Researchers from Kiel and Düsseldorf use the example of the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis to investigate the…

The developmental role of sleep in shaping adult social behavior

Adolescent sleep shapes social interaction behavior

Sleep during a critical adolescent period determines the behavioral preference for social novelty during social…