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Bees find ample forage in the Petzow orchards at Schwielowsee lake. Picture: Karla Fritze

Under Stress – Ecological models to help protect endangered bees

Their industriousness is legendary. Without them there would be no fruit. Of all plants dependent on insects over 85% are pollinated by bees. Their... more
Picture: Tonis Pan

Off to New Systems

Biologists from Potsdam Think about Biotechnological Applications
Synthetic biology is among the latest technical developments in modern sciences. It has huge innovation potential and combines a broad spectrum of... more
Picture: Andreas Klaer

Surviving through Recall

How Plants Learn
Drought, heat, caterpillars, hail - plants cannot run away from dangerous situations. They have to cope with stress in a different way. Biologists are... more