NorMER is a Nordic Centre of Excellence administered by CEES.
GreenMAR is an international consortium administered by CEES.
How the house sparrow came to be
Aug. 10, 2018
How is it that the small, charismatic house sparrow has become so closely associated with us? CEES researchers have been trying to answer this question by sequencing the DNA of populations of sparrows from across Europe and the Middle East. New publication published in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B.
Ancient DNA reveals the extent of Norse Greenland’s trade in walrus ivory
Aug. 8, 2018
Analysis of DNA from up to 1100 year old walrus remains confirmes that walrus ivory was a driver for both the success and decline of the old Norse colony of Greenland.
- New publication: Breakdown of brain–body allometry and the encephalization of birds and mammals Aug. 14, 2018 1:41 PM
New publication: Ecology of sleeping: the microbial and arthropod associates of chimpanzee beds
Aug. 13, 2018 2:29 PM
By Megan S. Thoemmes, Fiona A. Stewart, R. Adriana Hernandez-Aguilar*, Matthew A. Bertone, David A. Baltzegar, Russell J. Borski, Naomi Cohen, Kaitlin P. Coyle, Alexander K. Piel and Robert R. Dunn in Royal Society Open Science
New publication: Sperm head morphology is associated with sperm swimming speed: A comparative study of songbirds using electron microscopy
Aug. 13, 2018 10:14 AM
By Hanna Nyborg Støstad §, Arild Johnsen §, Jan Terje Lifjeld § and Melissah Rowe §,* in Evolution