We’ll gather DNA from village dogs in remote parts of Africa, uncovering ancient genes that have disappeared from bred dogs. These genes will help study dog and human genetic diseases and unravel the history of dog domestication
Few species communicate in a way remotely as complex as humans. Gelada monkeys are an exception. Geladas ‘talk’ to each other with complex sequences of sounds, but the function of these melodies is a mystery.
The Mao is an endangered bird found only in Samoa. As little as 200 indviduals may remain in the wild. Our research aims to determine why this species is declining so appropriate conservation action can take place.
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